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


Jaakko-Tuote, Finland

#appliances #architectural #FC Series #Flat tempering #iLooK #Jumbo Series

“Designers are working with even larger glass surfaces, which requires more tempered and tempered-laminated glass. So, we decided to boldly invest in technology that enables us to be in the game,” says Aki Harjunpää, CEO of Jaakko-Tuote of Finland. “Along with other machinery, Glaston’s FC-technology-based Jumbo Series is helping us specialize in highly demanding, world-class glazed structures.”

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Glassworks, Australia

#appliances #architectural #FC Series #Flat tempering

“Our aim has always been to bring the best technology and machinery from around the world to serve our market with highly customized solutions in glass,” says Michael Gleeson, Executive Director of Glassworks, in Melbourne, Australia. “With the addition of the Glaston FC Series furnace, we are now capable of handling even larger and more sophisticated pieces, bringing new dimensions in glass innovation to Australia.”

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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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