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

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Enables OEM production

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Excellent repeatability

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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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Tristar Glass, Inc., U.S.A.

#appliances #architectural #Heating chamber replacement #ProL #Upgrades

“I was very impressed at how quickly we were able to install the new ProL-zone upgrade on our existing lamination line – only 3.5 days – and I’ve been equally impressed with the high-quality output,” says Rob Carlson, Mechanical Engineer at Tristar Glass, Inc.’s Tulsa, Oklahoma facility. “Glaston’s convection technology has exceeded every expectation. The system really does work as well as they said it would – maybe even better!”

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Super Sealed Units, UK

#architectural #RHC #Upgrades

“With growing demands in our market, we needed to bring our older Glaston furnace up to modern standards. Thanks to the installation done over Christmas break, we were able to save time – to get up and running quickly at the start of the year,” says Sanjay Meghani, Director, at Super Sealed Units Ltd in Dunstable, UK. “Today, we are able to temper higher performance glass, achieve flatter results and utilize the full furnace bed for greater volumes.”

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Independent Glass, UK

#architectural #Heating chamber replacement #ProL #Upgrades

“Integration is always the biggest risk when combining sections from two different manufacturers,” says Andrew Smith, Group Manufacturing Manager at Independent Glass. Speaking about his company’s recent upgrade, he continues: “The entire upgrade project with Glaston’s ProL-zone went very smoothly. We’ve now been able to increase our laminating capacity, run the line with flexibility and ease – and lower our energy consumption.”

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