Press Bending Unit – Windshield production with press bending section

The OEM's choice


Looking to produce the best windshields? Three reasons for choosing Press Bending Unit

1.

Enables OEM production

2.

Excellent repeatability

3.

Cost efficient solution

Press bending modules for Glaston EcoMax bending lines


Glaston press bending section upgrade provides an easy and cost efficient solution to upgrade your existing bending line to OEM production without compromising mixed production capability.

The press bending process is relatively simple with only two phases: heating the glass and using molds to press it into the desired shape. This gives you very high output, good repeatability and tight tolerances. Press bending modules are available as an upgrade for Glaston/Tamglass EcoMax bending lines.

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PLG, Finland

#architectural #Flat tempering #RC Series #Upgrades

“We’ve always been an important partner to the large window manufacturers in Finland. Listening to their needs and responding has helped us stay competitive in this market,” Tommi Nousiainen, CEO of PLG in Finland, explains. “We were not specifically looking for a tempering furnace. But when our customers began to require high-quality tempered glass, we moved swiftly ahead with an entry-level Glaston RC model. Since then, we have already been able to upgrade the line twice in response to the rapidly evolving market.” 

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Lasiliiri, Finland

#appliances #architectural #Flat tempering #Heating chamber replacement #iControL #Upgrades

“Although our goal is to be one of the leading smart and safety glass manufacturers in Finland, we didn’t have the time needed to install a completely new furnace,” says Raiko Mäkeläinen, Technical Manager at Lasiliiri. “Instead, we went with a significant Glaston’s FC-zone upgrade, which enabled us to leapfrog to the very latest heating technology in a quick, cost-effective and sustainable manner.”

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Long Nhien, Vietnam

#automotive #bending #Matrix #windshield

“The market in Vietnam for cars is very large with lots of room for growth. People are becoming wealthier, and sitting in a car is more comfortable than being on a scooter, which may be prohibited in the next few years,” says Nguyen Phuong Tran, Production Manager, and son of Long Nhien Automotive Glass’s owners, about his home market. “The Glaston Matrix windshield bending furnace is a stepping stone for us to tap into this rapidly expanding business of hundreds of thousands new cars per year.”

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