Vortex Plus – Convection with crosswise profiling

Convection control system for flat tempering furnaces


Three reasons for choosing Vortex Plus

1.

High Low-E capability

2.

High optical quality

3.

Ease of use with iControL automation

Remarkably precise convection profiling


Glaston Vortex Plus convection control system upgrade enables you to temper Low-E glass with your existing tempering line. The convection system ensures a uniform heat transfer across the glass pane. Convection nozzles are controlled in groups to allow crosswise profiling. Vortex Plus saves energy with precise convection profiling.

The upgrade is realized by adding convection nozzles and a valve terminal to the furnace. The Vortex Plus upgrade operates with Glaston’s latest iControL automation system.

References


BVGlazing Systems, Canada

#architectural #FC Series #Flat tempering #RC Series

"Glass has become a feature of the building – not just something you’re looking through. That’s why all the glass we deliver must be of the highest possible quality,” says Andrew Dolphin, General Manager Glass Operations at BVGlazing in Toronto. “Glaston’s RC350 and FC500 have helped us expand our business to greater capacity with outstanding glass quality.”

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PLG, Finland

#architectural #Flat tempering #RC Series #Upgrades

“We’ve always been an important partner to the large window manufacturers in Finland. Listening to their needs and responding has helped us stay competitive in this market,” Tommi Nousiainen, CEO of PLG in Finland, explains. “We were not specifically looking for a tempering furnace. But when our customers began to require high-quality tempered glass, we moved swiftly ahead with an entry-level Glaston RC model. Since then, we have already been able to upgrade the line twice in response to the rapidly evolving market.” 

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Lasiliiri, Finland

#appliances #architectural #Flat tempering #Heating chamber replacement #iControL #Upgrades

“Although our goal is to be one of the leading smart and safety glass manufacturers in Finland, we didn’t have the time needed to install a completely new furnace,” says Raiko Mäkeläinen, Technical Manager at Lasiliiri. “Instead, we went with a significant Glaston’s FC-zone upgrade, which enabled us to leapfrog to the very latest heating technology in a quick, cost-effective and sustainable manner.”

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