Volume 33, Number 11, November 1998

 

FEATURE:

USGLASS Third Annual Guide to Equipment & Machinery

Following are the companies participating in the 1999 Annual Guide to Glass Equipment and Machinery. To participate next year, contact USGlass magazine at 540/720-5584. While every attempt has been made to provide accurate and complete information, USGlass cannot be responsible for errors and /or omissions. For information on a particular product, please circle the reader service number for that particular company in the suppliers listing. Information on all products manufactured by that company included in the machinery guide will be sent to you.

Suppliers

Amazing Glazing
2929 E. Coon Lake Road
Howell, MI 48843-9419
Phone: 800/395-2212
Fax: 800/976-6747
 
Andela Tool & Machine Inc.
493 State Route 28
Richfield Spring, NY 13439
Phone: 315/858-0055
Fax: 315/858-2669
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Anver Corporation
36 Parmenter Road
Hudson, MA 01749
Phone: 800/654-3500
Fax: 978/568-2570
 
A.W.T. World Trade, Inc.
4321 N. Knox Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641
Phone: 773/777-7100
Fax: 773/777-0909
 
Bando Trading Co., LTD.
Kanazawa, 2-4-60
Tokushima 770-0871, Japan
Phone: (81) 886 64 1355
Fax: (81) 886 64 3118
 
Besana-Lovati, Inc.
2570 Viceroy Drive
Winston-Salem, NC
Phone: 800/356-8237
Fax: 336/768-7549
 
Billco Manufacturing, Inc.
100 Grandview Blvd.
Zelienople, PA 16063-9799
Phone: 724/452-7390
Fax: 724/452-0217
 
Bottero Flat Glass Inc.
230 U.S. Route 202, P.O. Box 163
Pomona, NY 10970
Phone: 800/900-7559
Fax: 914/362-1856
 
Bromer Inc.
526 Guilbault
Mascouche, Quebec, Canada
Phone: 450/477-6682
Fax: 450/477-9679
 
Bystronic Inc.
30 Commerce Dr.
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Phone: 516/231-1212
Fax: 516/231-1040
 
Casso-Solar Corporation
230 U.S. Route 202
Pomona, NY 10970
Phone: 800/988-4455
Fax: 914/362-1856
 
C.R. Laurence Co. Inc.
2503 E. Vernon Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90058
Phone: 323/588-1281
Fax: 323/584-5289
 
Daewoo Heavy Industries
America Corporation
4350 Renaissance Parkway
Cleveland, OH 44128
Phone: 216/595-5606
Fax: 216/595-1214
 
Decalite Limited
The Portergate, Ecclesall Road
Sheffield, UK, S118NX
Phone: +44 (0) 114 209 6096
Fax: +44 (0) 114 209 6196
 
Electronic Design To Market
5333 Secor Road, Suite #6
Toledo, OH 43623
Phone: 419/480-1098
Fax: 419/480-1099
 
Fanuc Robotics North America
3900 West Hamlin Road
Rochester Hills, MI 48309
Phone: 248/276-4009
Fax: 248/276-4133
 
FDR Design Incorporated
303 12th Avenue South
Buffalo, MN 55313
Phone: 612/682-6096
Fax: 612/682-6197
 
Fenzi S.p.A.
Via Trieste 13-15
Tribiano (Milan) Italy 20067
Phone: 0039 02 906221
Fax: 0039 02 90631216
 
Fleischle Siebdruckmaschinen GmbH
Fleiner Strasse
D-74336 Brackenheim, Germany
Phone: ++49/7135 95 90 0
Fax: ++49/7135 95 90 20
 
FORVET SRL
V.LE G. Ferraris 31-33
Bruino (TO) Italy10090
Phone: 0039 11 9048236
Fax: 0039 11 904 8237
 
GED
1943 Midway Drive
Twinsburg, OH 44087
Phone: 330/425-3876
Fax: 330/425-8741
 
George Ford & Sons, Inc.
900 East Mermaid Lane
Wyndmoor, PA 19038
Phone: 215/233-5200
Fax: 215/233-1980
 
Glassrobots Oy
Hepolamminkatu 32
P.O. Box 45, FIN-33721
Tampere, Finland
Phone: +358 3 2837 215
Fax: +358 3 2837 230
 
Glasstech, Inc.
Ampoint Industrial Park, 995 Fourth Street
Perrysburg, OH 43551
Phone: 419/661-9500
Fax: 419/661-9616
 
Glastar Corporation
20721 Marilla St.
Chatsworth, CA 91311
Phone: 818/341-0301
Fax: 818/998-2078
 
Glass Technologies, Inc.
P.O. Box 570
Ellsworth, PA 15331-0570
Phone: 724/239-6000
Fax: 724/239-6011
 
Hegla Corporation
1626 Virginia Ave. Suite G
Phone: 404/763-9700
Fax: 404/763-0901
 
HHH Architectural Tempering Systems, Inc.
7016 NE 40th Ave., #100
Vancouver, WA 98661
Phone: 360/993-5644
Fax: 360/993-1272
 
Ianua of the Americas, Inc.
3150 N. Republic Blvd, Ste. 5
Toledo, OH 43615
Phone: 419/843-4949
Fax: 419/843-2139
 
Janbac
61 Rue St. Léger
Vernouillet, France 78540
Phone: 01 39 71 5800
Fax: 01 39 65 7058
 
Represented in the U.S. by DeGorter.
5623 Cannon Drive
Monroe, NC 28110
Phone: 704/282-2055
Fax: 704/225-8290
 
Johnson Matthey Inc.
498 Acorn Lane
Downingtown, PA 19335
Phone: 610/873-3200
Fax: 610/873-3255
 
Joseph Machine Company, Inc.
595 Range End Road, P.O. Box 121
Dillsburg, PA 17019
Phone: 717/432-3442
Fax: 717/432-0680
 
Joseph-Urban Machinery
10655 SW Manhasset Dr.
Tualatin, OR 97062
Phone: 360/379-8046
Fax: 360/379-8072
 
Lake Country Sales, Inc.
P.O. Box 239, 100 W. Main Street
Elysian, MN 56028
Phone: 507/267-4338
Fax: 507/267-4966
 
Machine Techniques, Inc.
130 Lena Drive
Aurora, OH 44202
Phone: 330/995-4600
Fax: 330/995-4646
 
Oxford Instruments
130 A Baker Avenue
Concord, MA 01742
Phone: 978/369-9933
Fax: 978/371-0204
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Pacific Glass and Machinery Inc.
12595 SW Beaverdam Rd.
Beaverton, OR 97005
Phone: 888/446-5288
Fax: 503/644-0700
 
Peter Lisec GmbH
Bahnhofstr. 34
A-3363 Hausmening, Austria
Phone: (43) 7475 505
Fax: (43) 7475 505 40
 
Phoenix Equipment
419 The Parkway #106
Greer, SC 29650
Phone: 864/895-5090
Fax: 864/895-0508
 
Pistorius Machine Co. Inc.
1785 Express Drive North
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Phone: 516/582-6000
Fax: 516/582-6278
 
Production Technology Center
P.O. Box 2103
Winter Park, FL 32790
Phone: 407/647-2445
Fax: 407/647-4663
 
Rolltech Industries Limited
11 Dansk Court, Toronto,
Ontario, Canada M9W5N6
Phone: 416/675-0122
Fax: 416/675-4533
 
Salem Distributing Company
5901 Gun Club Road
Winston Salem, NC 27103
Phone: 800/234-1982
Fax: 336/766-1119
 
Schiatti Angelo S.R.L.
Via Alla Porada 188
Seregno, Italy 20038
Phone: 0362/235640
Fax: 0362/327330
 
Represented in the United States by DeGorter, Inc.
5623 Cannon Drive
Monroe, NC 28110
Phone: 704/282-2055
Fax: 704/225-8290
 
Selas Corporation
P.O. Box 200
Dresher, PA 19025
Phone: 800/523-6500
Fax: 215/646-3536
 
Slautterback Corporation
5 Lower Ragsdale Dr.
Monterey, CA 93940-5779
Phone: 831/373-3900
Fax: 831/373-0385
 
Sommer & Maca Industries Inc.
5501 W. Ogden Ave.
Cicero, IL 60804
Phone: 773/242-2871
Fax: 708/863-5462
 
Spartec Window Machinery Ltd.
5288 General Rd. Unit 1
Mississauga, Ontario,
Canada L4W 128
Phone: 905/624-3526
Fax: 905/624-0858
 
Strainoptic Technologies Inc.
108 West Montgomery Avenue
North Wales, PA 19454
Phone: 215/661-0100
Fax: 215/699-7028
 
Tamglass Group
Vehmaistenkatu 5
33730 Tampere, Finland
Phone: +358 3 372311
Fax: +358 3723109
 
Technoplast International, Inc.
2323 Bluemound Road, Unit F
Waukesha, WI 53186
Phone: 414/717-0470
Fax: 414/717-0469
 
The Wakefield Group
31070 Shaker Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44124
Phone: 216/464-9455
Fax: 216/464-9592
 
Tools For Bending
194 W. Dakota Ave.
Denver, CO 80223-2195
Phone: 303/777-7170
Fax: 303/777-4149
 
Uniglass Engineering Oy
P.O. Box 394
33101 Tampere, Finland
Phone: +358 3 2545100
Fax: +358 3 2545120
 
Wegoma, Inc.
P.O. Box 638
2368 East Enterprise Parkway
Twinsburg, OH 44087
Phone: 800/321-3360
Fax: 330/425-8398
 
Witte North America Ltd.
22 Melanie Dr., Unit 14
Brampton, ON L6T4K9
Phone: 905/799-2397
Fax: 905/799-2430
 
Wood’s Powr-Grip Co., Inc.
P.O. Box 369-908 West Main
Laurel, MT 59044
Phone: 800/548-7341
Fax: 406/628-8354
 
Z. Bavelloni S.p.A.
Via Milano G3
Bregnano, Italy
Phone: 0039 031 728311
Fax: 0039 031 773086
 

Auto Glass Equipment

Product: FAD-2T
Bando Trading Co., LTD.
Type: Auto glass drilling machine
Electrical Requirements: 25 kw installed power
Lead Time: Six months
Price Range: 30 Million JPY
Country of Origin: Japan
Year Introduced: 1998
Description: Opens holes within a car maker’s specifications for time and accuracy.
 
Product: FACG-1HNP-WS
Bando Trading Co., LTD.
Type: Integrated system for cutting, break-out and grinding
Electrical Requirements: 39 kw installed power
Lead Time: Eight months
Price Range: 65 million JPY
Country of Origin: Japan
Year Introduced: 1997
Description: Executes the cutting, break-out and grinding of car windshields up to 2,000 by 1,250 mm, and on back-lites of all sizes.
 
Product: FACG-1HNP
Bando Trading CO., LTD.
Type: Integrated system for cutting, break-out and grinding
Electrical Requirements: 38 kw of installed power
Lead Time: Eight months
Price Range: 60 million+ JPY
Country of Origin: Japan
Year Introduced: 1998
Description: Cuts, breaks-out and grinds door-lites and car back-lites up to 1,300 by 800 mm.
 
Product: Screen printing machine
Fleischle Siebdruckmaschinen GmbH
Type: Type SH
Electrical Requirements: 230/400 v, 50hz
Lead Time: 16-20 weeks
Country of Origin: Germany
Year Introduced: 1994
Description: Screenprinting on glass.
 
Product: Screen printing machine
Fleischle Siebdruckmaschinen GmbH
Type: Type LP
Electrical Requirements: 230/400 v, 50hz
Lead Time: 16-20 weeks
Country of Origin: Germany
Year Introduced: 1988
Description: Screenprinting on glass.
 
Product: NC working centers francesca
FORVET SRL
Type: NC drilling machines
Electrical Requirements: 15 kw
Lead Time: Three months
Price Range: $70,000-$360,000
Country of Origin: Italy
Year Introduced: 1990
Description: Performs drilling, countersinking, milling and grinding operations with automatic sequences managed by numerical control.
 
Product: Production line for laminated windshields
Glassrobots Oy
Type: Windshield production line
Lead Time: Four-eight months
Price Range: $1 million-$3 million
Country of Origin: Finland
Description: Preprocessing equipment, fully automatic bending furnaces, laminating conveyors, vacuum de-airing conveyors (convectional energy saving heating with efficient air circulation for even heating of glass also with painted black edges), autoclaves, supervision of installation, know-how and training.
 
Product: Fully automatic windscreen bending furnace, Type TFA
Glassrobots Oy
Type: Glass bending furnaces for windshields
Lead Time: Five-six months
Price Range: $500,000-$1,000,000
Country of Origin: Finland
Description: Designed for flexible mixed production of replacement glass. Has vertically adjustable heating elements for production of high-quality truck windshields with a tight fold in the ends. FuzzyBend™ bending conditions improve the automatic control system for stabilizing the bending condition and thus improving repeatability, especially in mixed production. Condition monitoring and maintenance system minimizes downtime and maximizes hours of operation. Has capabilities enabling remote diagnostics via modem.
 
Product: Bus and vehicle windshield bending furnace, Type LTFBA
Glassrobots Oy
Type: Glass bending furnace for windshields
Lead Time: Four-five months
Price Range: $200,000-$700,000
Country of Origin: Finland
Description: Several furnaces available with various maximum glass sizes and capacities. Flexible heating system allows demanding bendings in two directions. Versatile heater arrangement guarantees top optical quality, shape accuracy and high process yield. FuzzyBend™ bending method maintains consistent quality, irrespective of changes in the production mix.
 
Product: BTF
Ianua of the Americas, Inc.
Type: Cylindrical and complex bent tempering system
Lead Time: Six-ten months
Year Introduced: 1992
Description: Bends and tempers backlites, sidelites, quarter vents and sunroof panels. Features quick-change and simple bending fixtures for radius and complex bends. The maximum glass size is 1.2 by 2.0 m.
 
Product: Dryers
Ianua of the Americas, Inc.
Type: UV and IR Dryers
Lead Time: Three-four months
Description: Dries inks on automotive back lites, side lites, quarter vents, windshields, moon roofs, appliance glass and architectural glass.
 
Product: TwinCut™
Tamglass Group
Type: Pre-processing system for automotive glass
Country of Origin: Finland
Year Introduced: 1998
Description: Cutting, edge-breaking and grinding of glass sheets. Three operational modes including processing two sidelites of one glass blank; processing two sidelites of two glass blanks and processing one big glass, typically a backlite of one glass blank.
 

Fenestration Equipment

Product: Glass-chek
Electronic Design To Market, Inc.
Type: Glass and air space laser meter
Electrical Requirements: Nine volt battery
Lead Time: In stock
Price Range: $589.95-$689.95
Country of Origin: USA
Year Introduced: 1996
Description: Measures the thickness of both lites of glass and the air space of a sealed IG unit simultaneously from a single side. Glass-Chek also detects Low-E coatings on the first lite of glass.
 
Product: RSG
FDR Design Incorporated
Type: Gas-filling machine
Electrical requirements: 110/120 VAC
Lead Time: Six-eight weeks
Price Range: $3,000-$50,000
Country of Origin: USA
Year Introduced: 1988
Description: Provides gas filling for insulating glass units.
 
Product: Intercept frame machine
GED
Type: Automated spacer frame machine
Electrical Requirements: 240 VAC, 60 hz, three phase grounded, 60 amp breaker size, 16 amp working current or 480 VAC, 60 hz, three phase grounded; 40 amp breaker size, eight-amp working current
Lead Time: Ten weeks
Country of Origin: USA
Year Introduced: 1992
Description: Machines offer a material savings of up to three dollars per unit. Have a capacity up to 3,000 units per eight-hour shift and offers a 50-percent reduction in labor.
 
Product: Intergrid roll-forming muntin machine
GED
Type: Computer-controlled roll-forming muntin machine
Electrical Requirements: 480 VAC, 60 hz, 40-amp breaker size, three-phase grounded
Lead Time: Ten weeks
Country of Origin: USA
Year Introduced: 1997
Description: Produces up to 2,200 muntin units per eight-hour shift; a 30- to 60-percent material savings; distortion-free notching; and a reduction in labor.
 
Product: Series 6000 computer-controlled glass cutting system
GED
Type: Flat glass computerized GED cutting, loading break-out system
Electrical Requirements: 480 volts
Lead Time: 12-16 weeks
Country of Origin: USA
Year Introduced: 1987
Description: Offers a maximum 108- by 144-inch sheet size; automatic sheet squaring; X-Y-Z out-of-square and contour cutting; high-yield WinCut™ optimization software; manual data input capability and a touch-and-go remake feature.
 
Product: Optimax-plus
Hegla Corp.
Type: Glass cutting machine
Electrical Requirements: 460 v, three phase, 60hz
Lead Time: 12 weeks
Price Range: $60,000-$200,000
Country of Origin: Germany
Year Introduced: 1992
Description: High speed cutting at 6400 inches per minute. Sizes up to 130- by 240-inch glass.
 
Product: Colonial Grid Machine
Joseph Machine Company, Inc.
Type: One-step internal grid cutting and notching machine
Electrical Requirements: 115v/60hz
Lead Time: Six-eight weeks
Price Range: $45,000-$55,000
Country of Origin: USA
Year Introduced: 1994
Description: Automatically cuts to length and notches internal muntin grids, up to four at a time. Has a capacity of 3,200 IG units per eight hour shift. Optional software can calculate cut length and notch location when glass size and number of lites is input as well as optimizing lineal yield.
 
Product: AKS-4020 twinhead vinyl welder
Joseph-Urban Machinery
Type: Twinhead vinyl welder
Electrical Requirements: 220/440 volts, three phase
Lead Time: Varies
Price Range: $23,000
Year Introduced: 1998
Description: Welds two to four corners of a window frame or sash at a time. Includes solid state heating controls and has a 98-inch standard welding length.
 
Product: LCS 6084 heated Swiggle® seal press
Lake Country Sales, Inc.
Type: Press
Electrical Requirements: 220 volt, single phase
Lead Time: Four-five weeks
Price Range: $8,500
Country of Origin: USA
Year Introduced: 1983
Description: Heats and compresses Swiggle seal to glass to make insulating glass units. Sizes range in units from zero to two inches in glass thickness. Allows the manufacture of glass units up to five by seven feet.
 
Product: LCS 040 all angle automatic vinyl welder
Lake Country Sales, Inc.
Type: Welder
Electrical Requirements: 110 volts
Lead Time: Four weeks
Price Range: $8,850
Country of Origin: USA
Year Introduced: 1988
Description: Will weld vinyl at all angles and weld plate at five inches vertical and six inches horizontal.
 
Product: LCS 030 vinyl welder all angles
Lake Country Sales, Inc.
Type: Vinyl welder
Electrical Requirements: 110 volts
Lead Time: Three-four weeks
Price Range: $2,500
Country of Origin: USA
Year Introduced: 1987
Description: Will weld all vinyl up to 12 inches in height and ten inches in length.
 
Product: KSL
Peter Lisec GmbH
Type: Glass edge arrise grinder
Lead Time: Varies
Country of Origin: Austria
Year Introduced: 1998
Description: For the vertical processing of all four glass edges in one round. The cycle time is nine seconds, there is no reduction of glass size and the machine provides automatic adjustment of size and thickness.
 
Product: MN-200
Pistorius Machine Co. Inc.
Type: Double miter saw
Electrical Requirements: 208-230/460 v, three phase, 60hz
Lead Time: Three-four weeks
Price Range: $5,300
Country of Origin: USA
Description: Designed and constructed to withstand continuous high speed production. Sawhead movement is achieved by large diameter precision pivotball bearings.
 
Product: MB-1 muntin bar notching machine
Pistorius Machine Co. Inc.
Type: Halving machine for window and door grills
Electrical Requirements: 208-230/460 v, three phase, 60hz
Lead Time: Eight weeks
Price Range: $14,750
Country of Origin: USA
Description: High-speed halving machines for window and door grills and related items. Semi- automatic machine is equipped with three separate cutter spindles to notch out the top, bottom and center of the joint simultaneously.
 
Product: SEM-P-single end milling machine
Pistorius Machine Co. Inc.
Type: End milling
Electrical Requirements: 208-230/460 v, three phase, 60hz
Lead Time: Six weeks
Price Range: $4,975
Country of Origin: USA
Description: Designed for low volume single end profiling applications in wood, aluminum and vinyl extrusions. Eliminates the cost of set-up for double end machines when only short runs are required.
 
Product: GO 430
Spartec Window Machinery Ltd.
Type: Upcutting saw
Electrical Requirements: 220 volts, three phase, 60hz
Lead Time: Six-eight weeks
Price Range: $5,000-$15,000
Country of Origin: Canada
Year Introduced: 1998
Description: Has a high level of cutting speed and accuracy. Small, yet has a large cutting capacity and is available for manual, automatic and automatic feed and cut.
 
Product: HVCS 350
Spartec Window Machinery Ltd.
Type: Horizontal V-cut saw
Electrical Requirements: 220 volts, three phase, 60 hz
Lead Time: Six-eight weeks
Price Range: $12,000-$18,000
Country of Origin: Canada
Year Introduced: 1998
Description: The HVCS 350 saw travels from back to front with the blades aligned in tandem for a no-waste saw. The footprint of the saw is very small for optimum space saving.
 
Product: DMS 350
Spartec Window Machinery Ltd.
Type: Vertical double miter/V-cut saw
Electrical Requirements: 220 volts, three phase, 60 hz
Lead Time: 6-8 weeks
Price Range: $7,000-$12,000
Country of Origin: Canada
Year Introduced: 1998
Description: A high-volume production double miter saw which will cut wood, vinyl and aluminum at two x 45 degrees.
 
Product: Production equipment
Technoplast International Inc.
Country of Origin: Austria
Year Introduced: 1987
Description: Production equipment to manufacture windows.
 
Product: Tiger stop positioner
The Wakefield Group
Type: Lineal positioner
Electrical Requirements: 110 volt, one phase
Lead Time: Four-six weeks
Price Range: $3,000-$5,000
Country of Origin: USA
Year Introduced: 1994
Description: Tiger positions the stop automatically by either placing the length into the key pad or interfacing into a computer. Is accurate, fast and ideal for any sawing operation including spacers, muntins and lineals.
 
Product: Automated welding cleaning production line
Wegoma, Inc.
Type: Welder/cleaner
Electrical Requirements: 220/440, three phase
Lead Time: 12-16 weeks
Price Range: $400,000
Country of Origin: USA
Year Introduced: 1992 with improvements since then
Description: A fully-automated production line combining a WSA 2500 automatic, multi-tiered four point welder and two WP-15-CNC automatic weldseam cleaners. Has a production capacity of 500 to 550 welded and cleaned vinyl frame or sash per shift with single employee operation.
 
Product: Manual variomat bender BFL-125
Witte North America
Type: Bending machine
Electrical Requirements: 220 volt, three phase
Lead Time: Six-eight weeks
Price Range: $30,000
Country of Origin: Germany
Year Introduced: 1994
Description: Bends vinyl extrusions.

Glass Working Equipment & Machinery

Product: Amazing diamond router-cordless router
Amazing Glazing
Type: Router
Electrical Requirements: Battery operated
Lead Time: Immediate delivery
Price Range: $550
Country of Origin: USA
Year Introduced: 1990s
Description: Portable, cordless router that is easy to use at the job site. Water fed with a coolant supply system that includes accessories and router bits.
 
Product: Production diamond router
Amazing Glazing
Type: Router
Electrical Requirements: 115 volt
Lead Time: One week
Price Range: $900
Country of Origin: USA
Year Introduced: Mid 1990s
Description: Routes glass up to ½-inch thick, has a precision built three horsepower engine with electronic speed control. It is also water fed with a complete coolant system that includes accessories and router bits.
 
Product: Amazing diamond glass saw - cordless
Amazing Glazing
Type: Cordless saw
Electrical Requirements: 18-volt battery
Lead Time: One week
Price Range: $699
Country of Origin: USA
Description: 18-volt cordless saw that is easy to use on the job site. Water-fed system cuts up to 3/4-inch glass and includes a blade, 18-volt battery and a battery charger.
Product: Vacuum cups, lifters and systems
Anver Corporation
Country of Origin: USA
Description: Manufacturer of vacuum handcups, vacuum lifters, components and systems.
 
Product: AccuPrint high-tech screenprinters
A.W.T. World Trade, Inc.
Type: Screenprinter
Lead Time: Four-20 weeks
Price Range: $10,000 to $1,000,000
Country of Origin: USA
Description: Screenprinting equipment that prints directly onto glass, decals, flat or three- dimensional. Prints single or multi colors. Auxiliary equipment and supplies are available.
 
Product: Edgers
Besana-Lovati, Inc.
Type: Straight-line edgers; horizontal double edge; shape edging/automatic and semi automatic; CNC edging and beveling.
Product: Besana Lovati
Besana-Lovati, Inc.
Type: Vacuum lift devices; CNC loading equipment; drills.
 
Product: Bevellers
Besana-Lovati, Inc.
Type: Horizontal double bevellers; shape beveling/automatic and semi automatic.
Product: Billco workhorse
Billco Manufacturing, Inc.
Type: Washer/cutting
Lead Time: Varies
Country of Origin: USA
Year Introduced: 1958/1972
Description: Washes glass 60- and 84-inches wide. Cuts glass 72 by 96 inches and 108 by 144 inches.
 
Product: Combilinea, Mobilinea
Bottero Flat Glass Inc.
Type: Automatic modular cutting line
Lead Time: 30-119 days
Country of Origin: Italy
Description: Auto load, cutting, XY static or dynamic breakout, edging, wash/dry, unload, Installed, modular design for flexibility and easy upgrades. Choose one piece or pick and choose a unique, user-friendly integrated system with computer interface and menu driven operation. Easy to learn operation.
 
Product: Modulinea, Lamilinea
Bottero Flat Glass Inc.
Type: Cutting machine
Lead Time: 30-119 days
Country of Origin: Italy
Description: Cuts curved shapes on float glass. Features electronic squaring, optional shape scanner for duplicating templates or samples. Tilting table and cup loading options, system grows with your needs. Cutting speeds up to 4000 inch/minute, two- to 25-mm thick glass, cuts flat glass and laminated fast. AutoLaminate thickness detection and autobreakout on laminated glass.
 
Product: Victralux, Variant, Vision, Gemini, Titan
Bottero Flat Glass Inc.
Type: Edgers
Lead Time: 30-119 days
Country of Origin: Italy
Description: Straight line edging, mitering and beveling with seven to 15 spindles to provide two to 20 feet per minute edging and polishing of three to 50 mm thick glass. Computer integrated, user-friendly menu driven operation. Double edge flat glass automatically with corner dubbing. Flat edge and arris or pencil edge designs. X, Y in-line or L-transfer edging options.
 
Product: Automatic seamer
Bromer Inc.
Type: Seamer for tempering lines
Electrical Requirements: 460 volts, three phases
Lead Time: 12-14 weeks
Price Range: $65,000
Country of Origin: Canada
Year Introduced: 1998
Description: Removes cutting edges on four sides of flat glass sheet from four by 12 to 50 by 50, 2.7 mm to six mm. Runs at 100 feet-per-minute.
 
Product: Automatic loading table for cutting lines
Bromer Inc.
Type: Cutting line, silvering, laminating
Electrical Requirements: 460 volts, three phases
Lead Time: Ten-12 weeks
Price Range: $40,000
Country of Origin: Canada
Year Introduced: 1990
Description: Free-fall, square and transfer sheets up to 102 by 144 from multi-station racks.
 
Product: CNC loading, unloading robot
Bromer Inc.
Electrical Requirements: 460 volts, three phases
Lead Time: 10-12 weeks
Price Range: $55,000
Country of Origin: Canada
Year Introduced: 1998
Description: The robot can load or unload glass sheet from vertical to horizontal, horizontal to vertical, vertical to vertical positions.
 
Product: Bystronic, Lenhardt
Bystronic Inc.
Type: Glass cutting and handling equipment, IG fabricating machinery
Lead Time: Varies
Price Range: Varies
Country of Origin: USA, Switzerland, Germany
 
Product: Screen-print dry oven
Casso-Solar Corporation
Type: Dryer for screenprinted inks
Electrical Requirements: Any voltage, gas
available
Lead Time: Ten-30 Weeks
Price Range: $100-$500,000
Country of Origin: USA
Year Introduced: 1975 with upgrades
Description: Gas or electric infrared dryer with a conveyor and cooling systems. For the automotive, architectural, decorative and appliance industries.
 
Product: Spandrel Glass Systems
Casso-Solar Corporation
Electrical Requirements: Any voltage, gas
available
Type: Roll coater/dryer
Lead Time: Eight-18 weeks
Price Range: $50-$200,000
Country of Origin: USA
Year Introduced: 1980 with upgrades
Description: Applies, dries and cures ceramic ink and/or silicone-based products to glass up to 96-inches wide at line speeds up to 30 fpm. Includes roll coater and gas/electric oven.
 
Product: Laminating line
Casso-Solar Corporation
Type: Conveyerized oven, press and lay up
Lead Time: Ten-26 weeks
Electrical Requirements: Any voltage, gas
available
Price Range: $100,000-$1,000,000
Country of Origin: USA
Year Introduced: 1980 with upgrades
Description: Laminating line for architectural and security glass that includes layup, gas IR or electric IR ovens, presses, unload. Up to 96-inches wide, custom-designed.
 
Product: 2200RP four- by 106-inch wet-belt sander
C.R. Laurence Co. Inc.
Type: Upright belt sanding machine
Electrical Requirements: 110 VAC
Lead Time: Two days
Price Range: $1,450
Country of Origin: USA
Year Introduced: 1978 with upgrades
Description: Sands edges of glass using a water lubrication system on silicone carbide sanding belts. A variety of options are available.
 
Product: MG1500 glass thickness 1aser
C.R. Laurence Co. Inc.
Type: Glass thickness measuring device
Electrical Requirements: Two-AA batteries
Lead Time: Two days
Price Range: $292.75
Country of Origin: USA
Year Introduced: 1998
Description: Measures glass and insulating glass thickness up to 1-3/4 inches and shows both glass and air space measurements.
 
Product: Panther glass edging machine
C.R. Laurence Co. Inc.
Type: Glass edger
Electrical Requirements: 110 VAC
Lead Time: One week
Price Range: $7,600
Country of Origin: USA
Year Introduced: 1993
Description: Grinds and polishes glass from 1/8- to ½-inch thick with either a pencil edge of flat edge with seams on glass sizes two inches by ten inches to 60 inches by 100 inches.
 
Product: Curtain coating machine
Fenzi S.p.A.
Price Range: $70,000
Product: Screen printing machine
Fleischle Siebdruckmaschinen GmbH
Type: Type SH
Electrical Requirements: 230/400 v, 50hz
Lead Time: 16-20 weeks
Country of Origin: Germany
Year Introduced: 1994
Description: Screenprinting on glass.
 
Product: Screen printing machine
Fleischle Siebdruckmaschinen GmbH
Type: Type LP
Electrical Requirements: 230/400 v, 50hz
Lead Time: 16-20 weeks
Country of Origin: Germany
Year Introduced: 1988
Description: Screenprinting on glass.
 
Product: NC working centres francesca
FORVET SRL
Type: NC drilling machines
Electrical Requirements: 15 kw
Lead Time: Three months
Price Range: $70,000-$360,000
Country of Origin: Italy
Year Introduced: 1990
Description: Performs drilling, countersinking, milling and grinding operations with automatic sequences managed by numerical control.
 
Product: Fused silica tempering rolls
George Ford & Sons, Inc.
Type: Tempering rolls
Description: Rollers for glass bending furnaces and architectural applications.
Product: Glass bending furnaces for architectural applications. Types IBF, MBF, LTF
Glassrobots Oy
Type: Glass bending furnace
Lead Time: Four-five months
Price Range: $100,000-$500,000
Country of Origin: Finland
Description: Single-chamber, double-chamber and multi-chamber furnaces available, both semi- automatic and fully automatic versions. Advanced bending technology guarantees high optical quality and dimensional accuracy of the end product. The Glassrobots Compound Tooling System is the solution for oversized mold storage and high tooling costs.
 
Product: Bending and tempering for architectural glass, type rainbowmaker TSF II
Glassrobots Oy
Type: Bending and tempering furnace
Lead Time: Five-seven months
Price Range: $1,000,000
Country of Origin: Finland
Description: Patented mold system and gravity-based bending method inside the furnace. Short series, bent, fully-tempered glass, 6-12-mm thickness: annealed, laminated, insulating glass units.
 
Product: Complete production line for flat laminated glass
Glassrobots Oy
Type: Flat laminating line
Lead Time: Five-eight months
Price Range: $400,000-$1,200,000
Country of Origin: Finland
Description: Complete production lines for flat laminated glass. Flexible lines for both stock size and custom size production, level of automation to be suited to customer’s product mix. Efficient convection heating allows production of colored and reflective glasses.
 
Product: Gas-fired, forced convection heater (FCH) system
Glasstech, Inc.
Type: Architectural flat glass tempering system
Electrical Requirements: 100 kw fans, 397 kw process and misc. power
Lead Time: 26 weeks
Country of Origin: USA
Description: Tempers most types of glass three-mm through 12-mm thick. It is more cost- effective with greater production than electric-heated tempering systems.
 
Product: Tight radius bending and tempering
system
Glasstech, Inc.
Type: Architectural glass forming and tempering system
Electrical Requirements: 800 kw heating, 357 kw process and misc. power
Lead Time: 26 weeks
Country of Origin: USA
Description: Bends glass with "two flats with bend at centerline" and "three flats with two bends" with minimum radius of 93 mm for three- to six-mm thick glass.
 
Product: Advanced cylindrical bending and tempering system
Glasstech, Inc.
Type: Glass lehr with constant radius bending and tempering
Electrical Requirements: 600 kw heating, 775 kw process and misc. power
Lead Time: 26 weeks
Country of Origin: USA
Description: Bends and tempers glass of a constant radius from 890-mm minimum to flat.
 
Product: GlassPasser
Glastar Corporation
Type: Sandblast cabinet
Electrical Requirements: 110 volts
Lead Time: One week
Price Range: $1,800
Country of Origin: USA
Description: Provides slots in the sides and top so that pieces much larger than the cabinet can "pass through." Allows for the blasting of three-dimensional objects as well as glass panels and shower doors.
 
Product: Model B12 V
Glastar Corporation
Type: Beveler
Electrical Requirements: 110/220 volts, 50-60 hz
Lead Time: One week
Price Range: $1,800
Country of Origin: USA
Description: Ideal for hand-beveling and cold glass-working. Is versatile because it allows for grinding and polishing of straight edges and outside curves using diamond technology.
 
Product: American Glass Equipment Co. overhead spacer frame conveyor
Glass Technologies, Inc.
Type: Overhead spacer frame conveyor
Electrical Requirements: 110 volts
Lead Time: Two-four weeks
Price Range: $4,500
Country of Origin: USA
Description: Automatically advances spacer frames from the PIB extruder to the spacer/glass assembly area.
 
Product: American Glass Equipment co-desiccant filler
Glass Technologies, Inc.
Type: DF-15
Lead Time: Two-four weeks
Price Range: $3,000
Country of Origin: USA
Description: Free-standing sealed hopper that prevents desiccant spillage onto the floor during filling. Effective opening for spacer is 15-inches wide.
 
Product: American Glass Equipment, Co. model: VGW
Glass Technologies, Inc.
Type: Vertical open-top flat glass washer
Electrical Requirements: Varies
Lead Time: Two-four weeks
Price Range: $15,000-$40,000
Country of Origin: USA
Description: Cost-effective way to wash flat glass because of the open-top feature. Practically maintenance-free.
 
Product: Optimax-plus
Hegla Corp.
Type: Glass cutting machine
Electrical Requirements: 460 v, three phase, 60hz
Lead Time: 12 weeks
Price Range: $60,000-$200,000
Country of Origin: Germany
Year Introduced: 1992
Description: High speed cutting at 6400 inches per minute. Sizes up to 130- by 240-inch glass.
 
Product: Glass tempering furnaces
HHH Architectural Tempering Systems, Inc.
Type: Flat glass tempering furnaces
Country of Origin: USA
Description: Produces high-quality flat tempered glass using convection and radiant heating.
Product: Autoclave
Ianua of the Americas, Inc.
Lead Time: Eight months
Description: For all types of laminated products, including automotive and architectural. Standard sizes 2.5 by 4.0 m, 3.0 by 5.0 m, 3.7 by 7.0 m plus special sizes upon request.
 
Product: Janbac drill
Janbac
Type: Drilling machinery
Electrical Requirements: Three phase, 60hz, any voltage
Country of Origin: France
Year Introduced: 1947
Description: A single-head drill and a single station, dual-spindle drill and multiple station, dual-spindle drill available.
 
Product: Supakiln
Machine Techniques, Inc.
Type: Glass bending kiln
Country of Origin: UK
Description: Computer-programmable and can be used for creating glass up to 94 by 140 inches.
 
Product: Cool temper
Machine Techniques, Inc.
Type: Tempering lines
Country of Origin: UK
Description: Computer-controlled complete tempering lines, seven sizes from 40- to 84-inch widths.
 
Product: Glass beveling, drilling and edging machinery
Machine Techniques, Inc.
Country of Origin: UK
Description: Straight line beveling and edging machines.
 
Product: Samtech Proformer 45
Pacific Glass and Machinery Inc.
Type: Automatic shape beveler, edger and polisher
Electrical Requirements: 220 volts, three phase, 60hz
Lead Time: Four-six weeks
Price Range: $65,000- $78,000
Country of Origin: South Korea
Year Introduced: 1991
Description: An automatic shape beveling, edging and polishing machine all in one. Comes with the Patented Optima turntable and possesses a new linear speed control system to control the speed of the grinding head. Arch tops, miters and blend can be done easily and automatically. Also, the machine can process up to a 45-degree bevel angle.
 
Product: M2000 contour muntin system
Pheonix Equipment
Type: Milling, pin locater, bending of contour muntin products
Electrical Requirements: 110-240 VAC, 50-60hz
Lead Time: Seven-eight weeks
Price Range: $8,900-$17,000
Country of Origin: USA
Year Introduced: 1995
Description: Replaces time consuming cap and cross for the processing of contour muntin. Produces rigid muntin with machined look. Allows the number of cut pieces to be reduced by approximately 40 percent.
 
Product: ATCM -automatic tube cutting machine
Production Technology Center, Inc.
Type: Glass tube cutting machine
Electrical Requirements: As specified
Lead Time: Six-seven months
Country of Origin: Holland
Year Introduced: 1990
Description: Capabilities include cutting glass, quartz and ceramic tubes and rods with diameters of two to 50 mm and lengths up to 3.06 M.
 
Product: PCM-precision cutting machine
Production Technology Center, Inc.
Type: Glass cutting machine
Electrical Requirements: As specified
Lead Time: Four months
Country of Origin: Holland
Year Introduced: 1988
Description: Glass-cutting machine using diamond blades for all types of glass. Can be used manually and automatically.
 
Product: Glass handling equipment
Rolltech Industries Limited
Type: Dollies, racks, tables
Electrical Requirements: 120 volts or 460 volts
Lead Time: One-four weeks
Country of Origin: Canada
Year Introduced: 1976
Description: Dollies and racks are for in-plant handling and shipping. Cutting tables, sealing tables, transfer tables, lifting slings and spreader bars are available from our catalog.
 
Product: Automatic loading and unloading system
Rolltech Industries Limited
Type: Stackers, de-stackers and conveyors
Electrical Requirements: 460 volts, 20 amps
Lead Time: 12 weeks
Country of Origin: Canada
Year Introduced: 1992
Description: Stackers can be configured for horizontal/vertical or horizontal/horizontal operation. Conveyors with belt transfers and side-referencing for mirror lines, coating lines and tempering lines.
 
Product: Free fall systems
Rolltech Industries Limited
Type: Free fall devices, drop tables and conveyors
Electrical Requirements: 460 volts, 20 amps
Lead Time: Eight-ten weeks
Country of Origin: Canada
Year Introduced: 1992
Description: Free-fall systems are for use in automatic loading of glass cutting systems, mirror lines, coating lines and tempering lines.
 
Product: Bovone mini 251-252
Salem Distributing Company
Type: Bevelers
Country of Origin: Italy
Description: The 251 is an eight-spindle beveler that is equipped with two felt polishing wheels, five beveling diamond wheels and one pencil edge wheel. The 252 is a nine-spindle beveler with two pencil edge wheels.
 
Product: Bovone ELB-10
Salem Distributing Company
Type: Edger
Country of Origin: Italy
Description: 9,400-pound edger is designed to produce precision flat edges with seams. Equipped with ten cup-type wheels.
 
Product: Zanetti Macchine Bismatic 2
Salem Distributing Company
Type: Shape beveler/edger
Country of Origin: Italy
Description: Versatile, semi-automatic machine for beveling and edging shape or straight glass without a template.
 
Product: BS7/20
Schiatti Angelo S.R.L.
Type: Straight beveler
Electrical Requirements: Three phase
Country of Origin: Italy
Year Introduced: 1992
Description: Workable glass thickness from three to 20 mm. Adjustable bevel inclination from three to 45 degrees. Equipped with electronic card that opens and closes the front conveyor track, controls the automatic polishing unit, heads movement, bevel angle and displays the working parameters. Bright finishing with cerium oxide felt polishing.
 
Product: FPS 50 M3
Schiatti Angelo S.R.L.
Type: Straight line edger with miter
Electrical Requirements: Three phase
Country of Origin: Italy
Year Introduced: 1992
Description: Workable glass thicknesses from three to 50 mm. Workable edge types are flat, flat with arris, flat with miter, miter and flat with double arris. The machine is equipped with three electronic cards. One controls the opening of the conveyer. Another controls the angle of the grinding wheels, for infinite miter angles from zero to 45 degrees. The final controls the activation of the polishing spindles and the working parameters of the machine, such as velocity, hours of operation, number of pieces processed. Machines are equipped with a device to allow for increased or decreased removal of glass without changing each diamond individually.
 
Product: FPD60
Schiatti Angelo S.R.L
Type: Drilling machine
Electrical Requirements: Three phase
Country of Origin: Italy
Year Introduced: 1982
Description: Workable glass thicknesses from two to 28 mm drilling power automatic for two to 100 mm; manual up to 200 mm. Can be operated with either semi-automatic or fully-automatic mode laser centering device.
 
Product: Furnaces
Selas Corporation
Country of Origin: USA or France
Year Introduced: 1985
Description: Heat-treating furnaces for the glass industry include tempering, annealing and decorating lines. The glass products include oven and table-ware, auto headlights and glass ceramic.
 
Product: Super Squirt® Mark II
Slautterback Corporation
Type: Hot melt applicator system
Electrical Requirements: 115 or 230 VAC, One phase, 50/60 hz
Lead Time: Three weeks
Price Range: $3,400
Country of Origin: USA
Description: For the assembly of sealed insulating glass units.
 
Product: Glass washing equipment
Sommer & Maca Industries Inc.
Type: Horizontal and vertical glass washers/dryers
Description: Selection of flat washers from .04 to 3/4-inch thick product. Available in widths from 12 to 144 inches. Horizontal washers feature a tilt-top design and are available with the patented one-second glass thickness adjustment system. Vertical washers available in open-top and close-top designs.
 
Product: Glass grinding equipment
Sommer & Maca Industries Inc.
Type: Combination seven spindle beveler/edger
Electrical Requirements: 60 amps, 230 volts
Description: Space saving, all-in-one machine for straight line glass processing. Capable of separate or simultaneous processing of bevels and edgework. A computer memory stores settings information and can calculate angles for specific stock removal.
 
Product: Insulating glass machinery
Sommer & Maca Industries Inc.
Type: Manufacturing systems for insulating glass
Description: Component to complete fabrication systems for producing insulating glass. The systems are flexible to stock size and custom size needs. Various levels of automation are available to suit manufacturing requirements. The capacity is up to 576 units per-eight-hour shift.
 
Product: HTF ProE™
Tamglass Group
Type: Horizontal tempering furnace
Country of Origin: Finland
Description: High-capacity tempering of glass, includes a system that prevents overheating at the glass edge. Specifically designed for the tempering of coated and thin glass.
 
Product: SBF ScreenMax™
Tamglass Group
Type: Glass bending furnace
Country of Origin: Finland
Year Introduced: 1997
Description: Automatic bending of either single glass or multi-layer glass.
 
Product: I.G. spacer bender
Tools For Bending
Electrical Requirements: 110 volts
Lead Time: Three-four weeks
Country of Origin: USA
Year Introduced: 1991
 
Product: UGF horizontal tempering line
Uniglass Engineering Oy
Type: Temperer
Lead Time: Five months
Price Range: $650,000 and up
Country of Origin: Finland
Year Introduced: 1996
Description: Automatic operation, based on glass type recipes and quick access library non- operator dependent production.
 
Product: Powr-Grip production line below-the-hook vacuum lifters
Wood’s Powr-Grip Co., Inc.
Type: Glass handling equipment
Electrical Requirements: 115 volt
Lead Time: Four-six weeks
Price Range: $2,000-$15,000
Country of Origin: USA
Year Introduced: 1977
Description: Built to handle the day-to-day demands of the glass processing line. The vacuum lifters help speed production, reduce glass damage, operator fatigue and related injuries. Lightweight and easy to maneuver and quick to apply and release. A variety of models, including vertical lifters, rotators, tilters and rotator/tilter combination units, available with manual or power load movements, which quickly and effortlessly maneuver glass through storage racks, cutting tables and processing machinery.
 
Product: Powr-Grip N-series vacuum cups
Wood’s Powr-Grip Co., Inc.
Type: Glass handling equipment
Lead Time: One-two weeks
Price Range: $70-$115
Country of Origin: USA
Year Introduced: 1964
Description: Available in four models for handling glass. A few quick strokes on the pump locks the cup onto the glass. The red-line vacuum indicator lets the user know the cup is attached properly. According to the manufacturer, heavy-duty construction, close attention to detail and individual testing have earned Powr-Grip vacuum hand cups a reputation for excellence and a solid place among the standard tools used by glaziers around the world.
 
Product: Powr-Grip multi-purpose below-the-hook vacuum lifters
Wood’s Powr-Grip Co., Inc.
Type: Glass handling equipment
Electrical Requirements: 12 VDC with 115 VAC charger
Lead Time: Four-six weeks
Price Range: $2,150-$5,000
Country of Origin: USA
Year Introduced: 1977
Description: Multi-purpose vacuum lifters are attached to overhead cranes or hoists. The standard models provide 500 or 700 lb. lifting capacity and both rotation and tilt for precise load positioning. Are available in three basic configurations: the Powr frame, the 1104 series and the manual rotator tilter. The standard power is a cord-free, on-board 12 volt DC vacuum system.
 
Product: Colibrí 200
Z. Bavelloni S.p.A.
Type: Highspeed edging machine
Electrical Requirements: 22kw 30hp
Country of Origin: Italy
Year Introduced: 1997
Description: Shared glass sheets for motor vehicles and accessories for household appliances, furniture and interior decoration. Very high working speed.

Other

Product: Andela windshield recycling and glass pulverizing system
Andela Tool & Machine Inc.
Type: Glass reduction and recycling
Electrical Requirements: 40 HP, three phase
Lead Time: Ten weeks
Price Range: $80,000-$100,000
Country of Origin: USA
Year Introduced: 1991
Description: Reduces glass to "sand-sized" material with no cutting edges and separates it from most other non-frangible material. Has capacities from one-ton to 20-tons-per-hour. May be purchased alone for size reduction of uniform frangible material. The windshield stripper systems are offered under a territory license.
 
Product: A5 series lift trucks
Daewoo Heavy Industries America Corporation
Type: Fork lift truck
Lead Time: Varies
Price Range: Varies
Country of Origin: South Korea
Year Introduced: 1998
Description: Features exclusive oil-cooled disc brakes, a 2.7 liter Hercules engine and an ergonomic design.
 
Product: G255 series
Daewoo Heavy Industries America Corporation
Type: Fork lift truck
Lead Time: Varies
Price Range: Varies
Country of Origin: South Korea
Year Introduced: 1998
Description: Features exclusive oil-cooled disc brakes, a microprocessor-based system that allows the operator to exercise precision control over travel/lift speeds and braking.
 
Product: G/D 355/405/455 series
Daewoo Heavy Industries America Corporation
Type: Fork lift truck
Lead Time: Varies
Price Range: Varies
Country of Origin: South Korea
Year Introduced: 1998
Description: Features the LPG model for reduced exhaust emissions, reduced engine repairs, fast cold starting. Also features a low-engine noise and a dual-range air cleaner with clog indicator.
 
Product: Decalite A.D.A.P.T. system
Decalite Limited
Type: Large format decorative printing on glass
Lead Time: 20 weeks
Price Range: 150,000-180,000 Sterling
Year Introduced: 1998
Description: Automatically applies multi-color images from a paper transfer to glass with a high degree of accuracy and definition in one pass. Glass sizes initially up to 2.1 by 3.3 m. (2.1 by 4.0 m within months.)
 
Product: Industrial robot systems, products and services
Fanuc Robotics North
Type: Robots, peripherals used for glass handling and process applications
Country of Origin: USA
Description: Robotic process solutions for glass material handling, assembly, material removal, inspection, dispensing and coating applications.
 
Product: EZ-grind coolant
Glastar Corporation
Type: Coolant
Lead Time: One day
Price Range: $32 per gallon
Country of Origin: USA
Description: EZ-Grind™ with exclusive lubricant properties, can increase the life of diamond cutting surfaces and facilitate easier clean-up of glass residues.
 
Product: AF series - Glass enamel range for the flat glass industry
Johnson Matthey Inc.
Description: This series contains 12 colors and is heavy metal free, while offering durability, gloss and a high opacity. It is suitable for tempering and heat strengthening firing cycles.
Product: Neutral black enamel for automotive glass
Johnson Matthey Inc.
Description: Feature a consistent color, broad firing range for tempering cycles. This unleaded, non-stick enamel exhibits silver hiding properties and is available for IR and UV applications.
 
Product: Testing equipment
instruments
Oxford Instruments
Description: Provides the elemental chemical analysis of glass making materials (sand, etc).
 
Product: TV glass edge grinding equipment
Production Technology Center, Inc.
Type: Diamond edge grinding
equipment
Electrical Requirements: As
specified
Lead Time: Eight-ten months
Country of Origin: Holland
Year Introduced: 1970s
Description: TV glass edge-grinding equipment for both panels and funnels based on high-speed diamond grinding technology. The size range is 14 to 36 inches.
 
Product: SCA-1500 stress scanner
Strainoptic Technologies Inc.
Type: Quality control
Lead Time: 12 weeks
Price Range: $30,000+
Country of Origin: USA
Description: PC-based, automated stress scanner for on-line float glass inspection, windshield quality control and other applications.
 
Product: GASP® Grazing Angle Surface Polarimeter
Strainoptic Technologies Inc.
Type: Quality control
Lead Time: Two-six weeks
Price Range: $6,000-$7,000
Country of Origin: USA
Description: Measures surface stress in annealed, heat-strengthened and tempered glass. Flat and curved surface models are available. Operates in accordance with ASTM C-1279.
 
Product: GES-100 glass edge stress meter
Strainoptic Technologies Inc.
Type: Quality control
Lead Time: Two-six weeks
Price Range: $3,000-$3,500
Country of Origin: USA
Description: Lightweight, battery-operated instruments specially designed to measure edge stress in annealed, heat-strengthened and tempered glass in accordance with ASTM C-1279.

 


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