SCA – Integrated Infrared Scanner

Measuring the outgoing glass temperature distribution


Three reasons for choosing Integrated Scanner (SCA)

1.

Improved glass quality and yield

2.

Highly-detailed production and quality monitoring

3.

Instant feedback enables fast corrections to the process

High quality with a wide range of specialty glass


The role of measuring is increasingly important as new glass applications (e.g. safety glass or solar panels) appear. While glass is becoming a more visible part of our environment, quality issues grow in importance.

The Integrated Scanner (SCA) represents a simple and reliable way to improve process quality and yield. It measures and visualizes temperature distribution on batch at the exit of the furnace.

 

References


Splendor Shower Door, U.S.A.

#Flat tempering #RC Series

“For our current modernization project, undertaken during Christmas break in 2018, Glaston was by far the best vendor to work with,” says Tom Wanamaker, President of Splendor Shower Door in Holland, Ohio. “From start to finish, our experience with them was great. Communications, installation and training all went very smoothly.”

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Washington Art Glass, UK

#Flat tempering #RC Series

“We’re the new kids on the block with our latest offering of digital ceramic printing on glass, bringing affordability to one-off glass pieces that can be tempered into a long-lasting masterpiece. It was all by chance that we met Dip-Tech at Glasstec in Dusseldorf in 2016. After 18 months, we’ve brought our business idea to fruition,” says Charlie Hill, owner of Washington Art Glass in Tyne and Wear, UK. “The key to our success has been an investment in Glaston’s RC Series tempering furnace for top-quality, flat glass results.”

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

#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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Articles


#AskGlaston Episode 52: Why some tempered glasses stay complete even with a breakage line?

Today, let us cover two topics that are in a way related to the heat soak tests: Why some tempered glasses stay complete with a breakage line inside the surface...

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#AskGlaston Episode 51: Can white haze spread all over glass surface after time?

Here, let’s examine the following tricky case: Can the white haze phenomenon get worse over time, and can it spread all over the glass surface after a period of...

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Smart glass makes homes sustainable – not just impressive

We have all gotten used to the idea of homes that are getting ever more intelligent. The next step in smart living is to equip our homes with smart switchable windows...

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