Tempered Glass Technology

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The tempering furnace is the heart of the glass company production processes, it is a machine that cannot stop and, when this happens, it is a problem to be solved as quickly as possible.
Glaston Group has closed a deal for a FC Series™ flat glass tempering line with a leading glass fabricator in North America.
The owner and the designer entrusted this significant architectural glass manufacturing task to Tianjin NorthGlass after on-site sampling and sifting.
From 27 to 29 February Mappi will be present at WindoorEX 2020, the 11th international fair for glass, aluminum, windows, doors and facades.
The Board of Directors of Glaston Corporation has resolved to continue its share-based incentive plan for the Group key employees.
Good profitability development in fourth quarter ends historic year
HHH Tempering Resources shares its knowledge and expertise on the glass fabrication industry and equipment. Watch their 2-minute technical videos for tips and information on tempered glass machine and equipment.
Glaston Corporation will publish its January−December 2019 Financial Statements Bulletin on Tuesday, 11 February, 2020 at around 13.00 p.m.
The Nomination Board of Glaston Corporation proposes to the Annual General Meeting, due to be held on 2 April 2020.
Every NGA Conference is a privileged point of view on glass technology trends, and a great occasion to develop new resources and ideas.
In order to better reflect its business dynamics and market drivers, Glaston has made changes to the Group structure.
San Diego is a beautiful destination, but from 13 to 15 january it’s “the destination” for everyone in the glass industry: in San Diego there is the NGA 2020 Annual Conference!
Glaston Group has received an order for a new generation HTBS line for bending and tempering of big size automotive glasses to Turkish customer Ortakci Glass Inc.
India is growing faster, also in glass industry. Zak Glass Technology Expo 2019 it’s a platform where entire glass industry will showcase state of the art products and technologies. 
Every fair is an emotion, every fair is an opportunity to meet new friends and to meet with those who, like Mappi, make glass tempering a passion, 365 days a year.
Wrapping up 2019 and looking forward to 2020!

Articles

The fragment count in the standardized fragmentation test in the standard EN 12150-1 is the way to define the safety level of tempered glass and a way to also get an indication about the stress and strength level of the tempered glass.
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A couple of years ago all started with the first measurement of anisotropies and edge stress as well as the detection of White Haze and other glass imperfections right after the furnace.
The author proposes a simple surface quality test using a standard window cleaning scraper and common smartphone or shop microscope.
Learn about the first step we take in maintaining tempered glass quality standards.
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.
Incidents in Melbourne of ‘spontaneous’ glass breakage are more about the construction industry forgetting the lessons of the past than ‘cheap’ Chinese imports.
Power consumption of the glass tempering furnace refers to the amount of electric energy consumed in the process of tempering certain quantity of glass. The measuring unit commonly used is the kilowatt hour (KWh).
We’ll help you meet the spec with our knowledge of the glass tempering process.
Keeping impurities away from the glass is imperative in the glass tempering process. These impurities can cause damage resulting in a product that doesn’t live up to aesthetic standards, won’t meet a client specification or is completely unusable.
Glass makes modern life possible, from our coffee makers, fireplaces, and induction cooktops to oil pipelines, syringes, lasers, and more.
Have you ever wondered exactly what it means when people talk about things like strengthened and chemically treated glass?

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