An important step in automotive laminated windshield, sidelite and sunroof production is the de-airing process prior to final autoclave processing. Today, manufacturers can choose between one of three available industrial solutions: vacuum ring, nipper roller and vacuum bag processes. The author describes each of these three processes, including their pros and cons and provides a comparison based on total cost per unit between these methods.
About the Speaker:
Serhat Oran is an industrial engineer and has a varied management background. He has worked in nearly every continent and is leading the global Glass and Material Handling operations for OLBRICHT since it was acquired in 2017 by the ALTINAY Technology Group.