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


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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Super Sealed Units, UK

#RHC #Upgrades

“With growing demands in our market, we needed to bring our older Glaston furnace up to modern standards. Thanks to the installation done over Christmas break, we were able to save time – to get up and running quickly at the start of the year,” says Sanjay Meghani, Director, at Super Sealed Units Ltd in Dunstable, UK. “Today, we are able to temper higher performance glass, achieve flatter results and utilize the full furnace bed for greater volumes.”

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