The new Glaston iControL™ automation platform focuses on giving you the tools to serve the exact needs of your glass tempering customers.The advanced iControL™ technology is based on leading commercial automation brands. The system supports increasing automation integration with OPC technology. With an easy-to-use operator interface and intuitive HMI touch screen, iControL™ allows the furnace to be operated in the most efficient way. Fast furnace adjustment and advanced recipe management offer an excellent opportunity to improve your process and quality control.
“The Glaston iControL™ automation system is the only platform available that enables future automation technology upgrades for your tempering furnaces,” says Pekka Huuhka, SVP of Glaston Services. “This gives you access to next-generation glass processing technology by allowing you to continue to upgrade your process in the areas of energy savings, quality control, capacity increase, capability and extensive reporting. Each upgrade is carried out according to your needs.”
Benefits of the Glaston iControL™ Upgrade (iC™) include higher yield with improved process control, an easy-to-use operator interface, and guaranteed uptime with an automatic recovery system from any possible failure. Glaston also provides extended lifetime support with all of its Glaston iControL™ automation systems. The Glaston iControL™ Upgrade (iC™) is now available for Glaston flat tempering furnaces. Demos of the system will be available during the Glasstec 2012 show.
Glaston is a global company developing glass processing technology for architectural, solar, appliance and automotive applications. Our portfolio ranges from pre-processing and safety glass machines to software solutions and services. We are dedicated to our customers’ continued success and provide services for all glass processing needs with a lifecycle-long commitment in mind. For more information, please visit www.glaston.net. Glaston's share (GLA1V) is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Small Cap List.