Three reasons for choosing the Variable-Speed Blower Control System
Energy savings through better overall energy efficiency
Excellent tempering pressure-energy ratio
Higher productivity with reduced changeover time
The highest quenching energy efficiency
The Variable-Speed Blower Control System (S™) upgrade for tempering furnaces is designed to ensure the highest quench energy efficiency.
Reduced energy costs come from remarkable savings in blower energy consumption and eliminating reactive blower power from loading the electric network.
Adding the frequency converter-controlled blower system allows more flexibility and energy efficiency for tempering all glass thicknesses. It also enables a remarkably lower noise level in the quenching blowers.
Kristal, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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“We purchased the Glaston iControL and scanner upgrade to solve any concern with software or spare parts availability before they became an issue. Once installed, the upgrade helped us win a large glass façade project in Indonesia that required extremely high quality. Both we and Glaston can be proud of the high level of quality achieved,” says Matea Franjić, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Kristal in Vitez, Bosnia and Herzegovina.Read more
Walshs Glass, Australia
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In January 2021, Walshs Glass in Western Australia began using their Glaston RHC upgrade, enabling them to improve glass flatness and optical quality. “Today, we’re positioned to take advantage of the rapidly changing glass processing demands in Western Australia," says Steve Cuff, Executive Operations Manager at Walshs Glass.Read more
Tristar Glass Inc. USA
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When making first-class architectural glass, being able to produce high-quality glass consistently is key. Tristar Glass Inc. specializes in fabricating large architectural glass that can be used in interior and exterior applications. The manufacturing process needs to be well thought-out and completed, as they are committed to delivering their customers with the highest quality glass in the shortest possible lead time. After Glaston upgraded Tristar’s existing lamination lines, they have been able to manufacture all of their products with a significantly lower rejection rate.Read more
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