Upgrade Kit – CNC96 Retrofit

Retrofit your existing glass cutting equipment with proven Glaston OEM upgrade kits



  • Time-saving, pre-installed and pre-tested back planes as complete units to be changed
  • Reuse of existing cabinet and connection cables
  • Line control connection remains in place
  • Safety concept according to current regulations
  • Heavy parts on back planes are easily detachable, no crane needed



  • Higher cutting accuracy and more precise radius at process start and finish
  • Significantly reduced glass grinding allowance
  • Reduced cycle time and increased grinding wheel life
  • Cutting path is simple to program
  • Reduction of wear parts
  • Repeatable cutting accuracy of ± 0.1 mm
  • Highly precise cutting force adjustability, even for lowest ranges



  • Microsoft® Windows 10 operating system
  • Touch screen control
  • Ready for Glaston digital service offerings and OPC UA interface
  • Multiple languanges supported
  • Access to network folder for job management
  • Same look and feel as latest Glaston machine generation
  • Option to transfer line control to new operator desk

Back to strength with state-of-the-art CN control

It is now possible to retrofit your existing former Bystronic glass automotive and architectural glass cutting equipment using a CNC96 control with a state-of-the-art CN control including most modern features.

CNC96 is an in-house system engineered with exclusively developed hardware components used from 1996 until 2010. Avoid any risks as from 2025 many components are coming to the end of their life and replacements won’t be possible anymore.

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Glaston’s cost-efficient CNC96 upgrade kit is a proactive step to extend the lifetime of your processing equipment and to ensure uninterrupted performance. It includes the latest advances in automation to keep your operations running with steady, high-quality yield and gain from the most up-to-date improvements.

  • Entire upgrade requires minimal component replacement and can be performed cost effectively in as few as 3 to 5 working days
  • Complete hardware kits are ready for immediate delivery
  • Comprehensive support and continued long-term availability of spare parts
  • ACS state-of-the-art CN control with most modern features
  • Future maintenance costs are lowered
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