Glaston celebrates 150th anniversary

November 11, 2020 Latest Updates0

To Showcase Solutions That Give Companies A Better Competitive Edge

As companies gear up to become more competitive in these challenging/uncertain times, Glaston is ready to help. The company has taken note of the concerns of its customers. How to reduce costs? How to increase use of automation? How to become more competitive?

This year, Glaston is celebrating 150 years of being in business, thanks to its dedication to helping its clients find the smartest machines and achieve the highest performance. The company pledges to always keep your business one step ahead.
Glaston is happy to tell its clients more about how they can achieve their goals with its latest technologies and answer any questions they may have. What easy steps can be taken to tap into data from your equipment? How does this translate into more uptime? What’s the easiest way to produce better quality products? Glaston will help you find the best solution.

Turning digitalization into your advantage
Glaston’s latest flat glass tempering furnaces Glaston FC Series, RC Series and Jumbo Series incorporate high levels of automation and intelligent process control. Vortex Pro utilizes glass-size-sensitive convection profiling that precisely follows the glass in the furnace, enabling higher loading efficiency with top quality. Glaston’s 50 years of know-how in glass heat treatment technology has been used to create special glass types such as super-tempered, fireresistant glasses (FRG) without compromising on yield. View more: Glaston ProL flat glass lamination line provides unprecedented flexibility for mixed production. Now it’s easier than ever to use ProL convection heating chamber to switch between glass types and different sandwiches. The whole line, from glass handling to the latest PVB cutting technology, has been designed for flexible operation. Glaston ProL can be connected to the Glaston Insight ecosystem to monitor furnace production data online and take advantage of the ecosystem benefits. Updating your existing laminating line has been made easy with the ProL-zone heating chamber replacement that can be installed on any laminating line in the market. View more:

Satisfying the toughest warm edge demands
Glaston’s advanced architectural glass TPS® (Thermo Plastic Spacer) technology provides processors with end products to satisfy the toughest warm edge demands. Insulating glass units made with TPS® improve energy efficiency in buildings, increase durability and reduce energy costs.
A major advantage of TPS® is its production flexibility. By directly applying the Thermo Plastic Spacer onto the glass lite significantly simplifies the processes for IG manufacturers. The entire production mix can be manufactured on one line using various TPS® IG production lines – from individually configurable solutions via fast system solutions with shortest cycle times to maxi size solutions for glass sizes up to 9 m in length. View more:

Maximum yield and flexibility for automotive and display glass processing
B’CHAMP automotive glass preprocessing solutions enable you to enhance efficiency in your daily production of windshields, sidelites, backlites or quarterlites. This means a yield greater than 98%, shorter cycle times, reaction-fast software to minimize downtime and an excellent cost-per-unit ratio. View more:
B’BRIGHT display glass solutions are individualized production systems for automatic cutting, breaking, grinding and drilling of thin glass down to 0.4 mm in thickness. These thin glasses are used for monitors, TV screens, mobile devices as well as automotive glass displays. The machine configuration offers not only a process-optimized line layout, but also various expansion options using upgrade kits. View more: Glaston Matrix, the automatic windshield bending furnace for fast, efficient and high-performance windshield production, features a new windshield press for bending deep sags and wraps around corners to match the tightest tolerances. The new active convection heating enhances the production of windshields with conductive or heat-reflective coatings. View more: Glaston HTBS bending and tempering system covers a wide range of application areas in the automotive, appliance and furniture glass industries. With its flexibility and high end-product quality, the HTBS furnace allows you to meet evolving market requirements and process multiple glass sheets in one production load. View more:
Glaston upgrades extend lifetime
For insulating glass, Glaston now offers the opportunity to upgrade individual machines or complete insulating glass lines to achieve state-of-the-art performance by replacing components. Glaston’s recently launched IG Service Upgrade team at our Technology Center in Germany is ready to help extend the lifetime of your line with a tailored solution. For tempering furnaces too, Glaston heating chamber upgrade gives your furnace another life. You can replace an outdated or damaged furnace chamber and control system to match the market’s latest tempered glass needs without investing in a totally new line. View more: and

Digital solutions and services for real life
With extensive investments and R&D, Glaston is heading towards automated processes and real-time customer support. To see more about how the company is using augmented reality in glass processing and services, visit Glaston’s latest mobile application, Glaston Siru, based on artificial intelligence, allows anyone to perform the tempered glass fragmentation test quickly and easily with a mobile phone. No longer do you need to spend time counting cullets manually or risk making mistakes. Watch the video – and download Glaston Siru now from the app stores.

About the Company
Glaston is the glass processing industry’s innovative technology leader, supplying equipment, services and solutions to the architectural, automotive, solar and appliance industries. The company also supports the development of emerging technologies by integrating intelligence in glass. Glaston operates globally with manufacturing, services and sales offices in 12 countries.


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