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| Computer scientists develop a design tool that opens up the use of a cost-efficient technology for curved glass panels. The tool is based on a deep neural network and allows for the free-form design of beautiful glass façades.
| Glaston is working hard to make tempering furnaces more automated.
| The new LiSEC glass edge deletion machines are equipped with improved sensor technology. This measures with greater precision and therefore guarantees constantly high finishing quality of the glass edges.
| Digitalisation is not only something for start-ups or major enterprises. It applies just as naturally to many skilled trade businesses.
| It is a very known behavior that the glass fragmentation depends on where you break the glass.
| The laserbird is a universal tool, making it the perfect choice for a broad portfolio of customers, applications and glass products.
| As digitalization becomes a strategic discipline in almost all enterprises and industries, the glass processing business is no exception.
| Safety standards are constantly rising in all possible areas in which glass is used or installed – which is the reason why lamination is also becoming increasingly important in the glass industry.
| Are you considering adding insulating glass products to your production mix? Or are you thinking of reconfiguring your current equipment to deliver new and better services to your customers?
| During times when the number of suppliers in all industries is steadily increasing and the market is becoming more and more transparent at the same time, the importance of cost-effective production for higher profit margins increases tremendously.
| When we speak about technological progress in mechanical engineering in general terms, conversations often revolve around Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
| It is well known that laminated safety glass (LSG) is a material that is specifically processed because of its composition.
| The functionality of glass goes far beyond the proven basic properties of this transparent material.
| Presented below are some of the special challenges facing the skilled glass-processing trades: many products are becoming smarter.
| This article will focus on the edge stability of PVB and ionoplast laminates and address the potential causes of blemishes.
| Thin glass – as thin as a razor blade or a human hair – is a reliable method to protect smartphone touchscreens, sensitive filters and sensors.
| Although anisotropy is inevitable when heat treating glass a major breakthrough took place in the industry in 2016 by developing an on-line anisotropy visualisation equipment.
| sedak GmbH & Co.KG, Germany, operates the largest insulating glass line in the world – about extraordinary glass processing and the role of LiSEC.
| LiSEC is the pioneer in terms of the development and production of production lines for large-scale insulating glasses – incl. interview with Hannes Spiss, facade engineer at Arup, Büro für Bautechnik (office for construction technology)
| Skaala was founded in 1956 as a one-man company. The father of the two current owners, Hannu and Markku Hautanen, was a carpenter and already in those days, he processed glass while repairing doors and windows.
| glassonweb.com contacted the major players in the flat glass industry, asking for their statements regarding the Brexit vote results and how they see it affecting the near future of the European glass and construction markets.
| Cost cutting, it is often said, is difficult in glass production and processing as this sector is characterised by manual processes.
| In August 2013, the LiSEC development team started a major project with the mission: redesign of the tempering furnaces in order to save manufacturing costs and at the same time increase the process reliability. Result: the AEROFLAT.