Roller Heat Control (RHC) modernization – Automatic adjustment of the bottom heat level

Minimize quality problems caused by roller heat disturbance


Three reasons for choosing the Roller Heat Control modernization

1.

Automatic adjustment of bottom heat level

  •  More accurate roller temperature control
  • Optimum roller temperature for the next loading

2.

Improved glass quality

  • Higher yield with minimized waste
  • Excellent for mixed production

3.

Reduced changeover time

  • Reduced loading delays and faster changeover time
  • Better utilization rate

Improved glass quality with roller heat control


Glaston’s latest technology for automatic roller heat control (RHC) has been developed to minimize any quality problems caused by roller heat disturbance. Upgrading your furnace with automatic adjustment of the bottom heat level helps operators take glass quality easily and reliably to a higher level.

The automatic roller heat control is based on an accurate measurement system. The system transmits roller heat information to the furnace control system and automatically adjusts the bottom heat level to balance the roller temperatures.

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Super Sealed Units, UK

#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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Martin G Andersson, Sweden

#RHC #Upgrades

Founded in 1899, Sweden-based Martin G Anderson has a long history in the glass business. Always ready to walk the extra mile to fulfill the needs of customers, the company completed an upgrade project to turn its 2008 Glaston tempering furnace into one ready for 2017. The upgrade has allowed the company to increase output, improve quality and use less power.

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Agnora, Canada

#RHC #Upgrades

“Agnora is known for fabricating the largest architectural glass in all of North America. We’ve chosen to specialize in custom fabrication and oversized glass. We’re not a glass factory,” underlines Richard Wilson, President of Agnora, Inc., in Collingwood, in Ontario, Canada, about two hours north of Toronto. “To stay as the leader in this area, we continue to invest in the latest and most advanced technology, such as Glaston’s Roller Heat Control (RHC) upgrade for our special ProE Magnum flat glass furnace.

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