Volume 37, Issue 10, October 2002

Below is a listing of companies participating in the Seventh Annual Guide to Glass Equipment and Machinery. 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 product and information on that item will be sent to you. All prices are listed in U.S. dollars, based on information provided by each company.

Brighton Glass
300 5th Avenue
New Brighton, PA 15066
724/846-4414 (P)
724/846-4814 (F)
http://www.brightonglass.com

CASSO-SOLAR Corp.
230 U.S. Route 202
Pomona, N.Y. 10970
800/988-4455 (P)
845/362-1856 (F)
http://www.cassosolar.com

CMS North America Inc.
4095 Karona Court
Caledonia, MI 49316
616/698-9970 (P)
616/698-9730 (F)

C.R. Laurence Co. Inc.
2503 E. Vernon Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90058
800/421-6144 (P)
800/262-3299 (F)
http://www.crlaurence.com

DeGorter Inc. 
5623 Cannon Drive
Monroe, NC 28110
704/282-2055 (P)
704/225-8290 (F)
http://www.degorter.com


Electronic Design to Market Inc.
533 Secor Road #6
Toledo, OH 43623
419/480-1098 (P)
419/480-1099 (F)
http://www.edtm.com

EMAR srl
Distributed in the United States by DeGorter Inc.
5623 Cannon Drive
Monroe, NC 28110
704/282-2055 (P)
704/225-8290 (F)
http://www.degorter.com

F.1. TECNIC Inc.
1116 Levis Street, Suite #4
Lachenaie, Quebec, Canada J6W SS6
450/961-4547 (P)
450/961-4566 (F)

LCS Precision Molding
119 South 2nd Street
Waterville, MN 56096
507/267-4338 (P)
507/267-4966 (F)
http://www.lcsplastics.com

Lisec America Inc.
3225 Neil Armstrong Blvd., Suite 800
Eagan, MN 55121
651/686-9080 (P)
651/686-9033 (F)
http://www.lisec.com

Melco Steel Inc.
1100 W. Foothill Blvd.
Azusa, CA 91702
626/334-7875 (P)
626/334-6799 (F)
http://www.melcobuilding.com

Mirart Inc.
2707 Gateway Drive
Pompano Beach, FL 33069
954/974-5230 (P)
954/979-8442 (F)
http://www.mirart.com

Prestik (a Division of LD Industries Ltd.)
40 Titan Road
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M8Z SY2
416/233-6300 (P)
416/233-3143 (F)
http://www.prestik.com

PRO-LINE AUTOMATION SYSTEMS LTD.
30 Casmir Court
Concord, ON L4k 4J5
905/760-2670 (P)
905/760-2683 (F)
http://www.prolineautomation.com

Salem Distributing Co.
5901 Gun Club Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
336/766-1104 (P)
336/766-1119 (F)

Schiatti Angelo srl
Distributed in the United States by DeGorter Inc.
5623 Cannon Drive
Monroe, NC 28110
704/282-2055 (P)
704/225-8290 (F)
http://www.degorter.com

Sommer & Maca Industries Inc.
5501 W. Ogden Drive
Cicero, IL 60804
708/863-5446 (P)
708/863-5462 (F)
http://www.sommaca.com

Spartec Window Machinery Ltd.
#1-5288 General Road
Mississauga, ON L4W1Z8
905/624-3526 (P)
905/624-0858 (F)

Strainoptic Technologies
108 W. Montgomery Avenue
North Wales, PA 19454
215/661-0100 (P)
215/699-7028 (F)
http://www.strainoptic.com

Tamglass Ltd. Oy
Vehmaistenkatu 5
Tampere, Finland 33730
+358 3 3723 111 (P)
+358 3 3723 190 (F)

TruSeal Technologies Inc.
23150 Commerce Park
Beachwood, OH 44122
216/910-1532 (P)
216/910-1505 (F)
http://www.swiggle.com

Vesuvius McDanel
510 9th Avenue
Beaver Falls, PA 15010
724/843-8300 (P)
724/843-5644 (F)

Wakefield Equipment
31070 Shaker Blvd.
Cleveland, OH 44124
216/464-9455 (P)
216/464-9592 (F)
http://www.wakefieldequip.com

The Wallace Company
929 South Myrtle Avenue
Monrovia, CA 91016
626/305-4200 (P)
626/305-4201 (F)

Wood's Powr-Grip Co. Inc.
P.O. Box 369 - 908 West Main
Laurel, MT 59044
800/548-7341 (P)
406/628-8231 (P)
406/628-8354 (F)
www.powrgrip.com

GLASS MACHINERY

 

Autoclaves

 

Product: Melco Steel Glass Laminating Autoclaves
Company:
Melco Steel Inc.
Electrical Requirements: 400V, 3-phase, 500-1,000 amps
Load Requirements: Depends on application
Lead Time: Typically 20 weeks
Price Range: $150,000-$300,000+
Year Introduced: 1971
Capabilities:
Melco Steel provides autoclaves to meet the increasingly stringent demands of the glass-laminating industry. Recently introduced “hurricane-strength” laminating products require increased autoclave performance through tighter temperature control and uniformity. Computer controls are available to ensure a high level of productivity and glass quality.

Beveling Machines 

Product: Combination 7-Spindle Beveller/Edger
Company:
Sommer & Maca Industries Inc.
Electrical Requirements: As specified
Capabilities: 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 angle for specific stock removal. Two-wheel configurations available to fit your production requirements.

Product: BST 120
Company:
Schiatti Angelo srl
Electrical Requirements: Adaptable to any voltage

Lead Time:
90 days
Year Introduced:
1992
Capabilities:
The machine is equipped with seven spindles and a workable edge. Bevels workable glass in thicknesses from 3 to 20 mm, 80 by 80 mm, max from 800. Has an adjustable bevel inclination from 0 to 45 degrees, an electronic card and cerium oxide polishing.

Product: Zanetti Bismatic 3 Automatic Shape Beveling Machine
Company:
Salem Distributing Co.
Lead Time: 3 months

Price Range:
$95,000
Year Introduced:
200
Capabilities:
The Bismatic 3 produces beveled glass automatically with or without the use of temples. The machine is computer-controlled and self-learning so that it is extremely simple, fast and accurate to use. A proprietary electronic system keeps the grinding head perfectly perpendicular to the outer edge of the glass, producing perfect bevels. The head is equipped with three wheels that automatically work in succession to obtain a surface that is ready for cerium oxide polishing.

Cutting Machines

Product: Cutting Table TL 3.70S
Company:
CMS North America Inc.
Electrical Requirements:
208V-480V, 3-phase
Lead Time: 4-6 weeks

Capabilities:
Cutting/tilt table for straight and shape cutting of glass. Features patented 4-head turret system each equipped with a different cutting wheel for automatic setting when cutting various glass thicknesses.

CNC Cutting Lines

 Product: BOB6 2.03
Company:
CMS North America Inc.
Electrical Requirements:
208V-480V, 3-phase
Lead Time: 4-6 weeks

Capabilities:
BOB6 2.03 is a multifunctional CNC work center available with 6 axes and automatic tool exchange for milling, edging, engraving and all types of beveling.

Product: JR 1.40
Company:
CMS North America Inc.
Electrical Requirements:
208V-480V, 3-phase
Lead Time: 4-6 weeks

Capabilities:
JR 1.40 is a multifunctional CNC center available with 3 or 4 interpoled axis and automatic tool exchange for milling, edging, engraving and beveling.

Diamond Grinding 

Product: CRL 4” x 106” Upright Wet Belt Sander (GL4W)
Company:
C.R. Laurence Co. Inc.
Electrical Requirements: 110 VAC

Lead Time:
3 days
Price Range:
$1,500
Year Introduced:
2002
Capabilities:
The CRL 4” x 106” upright wet belt sander (GL4W) delivers high-volume usage with little periodic maintenance and virtually no scheduled service. The GL4W has five built-in rollers at the front of the tank to act as a rest for the glass while sanding. Industry standard 4- by 106-inch abrasive belts can be changed in a matter of seconds. The GL4W features a direct-drive, 1-hp, single-phase, 115/230V, 3,450-rpm industrial motor. Comes equipped with a CRL belt guard safety shield.

Drilling Machines 

Product: CRL Production Diamond Glass Drilling Machine (AMZ1)
Company:
C.R. Laurence Co. Inc.
Electrical Requirements: 110V or 220V

Lead Time:
3 days
Price Range:
$1,285
Year Introduced:
1999
Capabilities:
The CRL production diamond glass drilling machine (AMZ1) features electronic speed control, a DC motor that produces full-torque at all speed ranges, precise twin post design, a built-in water coolant chuck and a vacuum base. The portable, high-speed drilling machine accepts Belgian thread diamond drills 1/8 to 4 inches.

Product: FPD60 XY
Company:
Schiatti Angelo srl
Electrical Requirements: Adaptable to any voltage

Lead Time:
90 days
Year Introduced:
2000
Capabilities:
Equipped with two opposite heads. Drills workable glass thickness from 2 to 200 mm. Available in both an automatic and semi-automatic version, and is capable of automatic glass sheet positioning on X and Y axes.

Product: Lapcraft Diamond Core Drills – Diamond Wheels
Company:
Lapcraft Inc. USA
Electrical Requirements: NA

Load Requirements:
NA
Lead Time:
Varies
Price Range:
$10-$10,000
Year Introduced:
1973
Capabilities:
Lapcraft manufactures diamond core drills, diamond wheels, diamond saw blades and diamond discs.

Product: Swivel Drill Drilling Machine
Company:
Mirart Inc.
Electrical Requirements: 110V

Lead Time:
1 day
Year Introduced:
1982
Capabilities:
Drills 2- by 4-inch outlet hole in one quick set-up. Suction cup holds the machine firmly in place and its built-in coolant ring prevents coolant from leaking.

Edgers 

Product: CRL Powr Edger Single-Speed Automatic Glass Edging Machine (PE11)
Company:
C.R. Laurence Co. Inc.
Electrical Requirements: 110V

Lead Time:
3 weeks
Price Range:
$8,700
Year Introduced:
2002
Capabilities:
The CRL Powr edger single-spindle automatic glass-edging machine (PE11) will accommodate glass 1/8 to ½ inches with a maximum weight capacity of 250 pounds. The speed is adjustable, with edging speeds of up to 66 inches a minute. Included are a 7-inch-diameter flat-edge and seam wheel for 1/8- to ¼-inch glass and a 7 ¼-inch-diameter flat-edge and seam wheel for 1/8- to ¼-inch glass and a 7 ¼-inch diameter by ¾-inch-wide polishing wheel. Changing from grinding to polishing is accomplished by turning the selector wheel.

Product: EZ Edger 1100 and 2000
Company:
Abrasive Technology Inc.
Electrical Requirements: 115/230V

Lead Time:
2 weeks
Capabilities:
The EZ Edger 1100 is portable and produces a satin-finished pencil edge on flat glass up to ½ inch thick. The EZ Edger 2000 produces a satin-finished pencil edge on glass up to ½-inch-thick and 60 inches in diameter.

Product: FPS550M3
Company:
Schiatti Angelo srl
Electrical Requirements: Adaptable to any voltage

Lead Time:
90 days
Year Introduced:
1995
Capabilities:
Equipped with spindles, workable edge, flat with arris edges, workable glass thickness from 3 to 50 mm. Uses workable glass sheets min 100 by 100 mm, max KG 1800, an electronic card and cerium polisulfide.

Filtration Systems

Product: US Centrifuge Centri-Flow System
Company:
US Centrifuge
Year Introduced: 1993

Capabilities:
Closed-loop coolant filtration system removes grinding swart (particles as small as 5 microns) from coolant.

Glass Float Line Inspection Equipment 

Product: 2f1 Vision System
Company:
LASOR/Systronics
Lead Time: 6 months

Price Range:
$185K+
Year Introduced:
  1998
Capabilities:
The 2f1 Vision System can detect defects and measure the optical quality in the glass manufacturing process. Stress and thickness measurement systems are available as optional systems.

Insulating Glass Machinery and Equipment 

Product: “Clone” Glass Washers
Company:
Prestik (A Division of LD Industries Ltd.)
Electrical Requirements: To customer specifications

Lead Time:
Depends on machinery ordered
Year Introduced:
1995
Capabilities:
Complete horizontal or vertical production lines for either metal spacer, SuperSpacer or Swiggle.

Product: I.G. Equipment
Company:
Wakefield Equipment
Electrical Requirements: None

Lead Time:
5 weeks
Price Range:
$500-$5,000
Year Introduced:
1997
Capabilities:
Range of equipment for free-fall, cutting, moving and storing. Stores cases and individual sheets.

Product: Manufacturing System for Insulating Glass
Company:
Sommer & Maca Industries Inc. 
Capabilities:
Component to complete fabrication systems for producing insulating glass. Systems are flexible to stock size and custom size needs. Various levels of automation are available to suit manufacturing requirements. Capacity is up to 576 units per 8-hour shift.

Product: TAPE (Totally Automated Production Equipment)
Company:
TruSeal Technologies Inc.
Electrical Requirements:
480-220V
Load Requirements:
3-phase
Lead Time:
16-20 weeks
Year Introduced:
1995
Capabilities:
Automated assembly and application system designed by Best for use with TruSeal flexible spacers. TAPE increases productivity, produces numerous units per capital dollar spent and provides maximum labor efficiency.

Laminating Machines 

Product: Laminating Glass Fabricating Lines
Company:
Casso-Solar Corp.
Electrical Requirements: 208-600V

Load Requirements:
150-400 KW
Lead Time:
12-24 weeks
Price Range:
$150-500,000
Year Introduced:
1985-2002
Capabilities:
Complete laminating line for fabrication of laminated glass including loader, washer, lay-up room, PVB unwind and cutting equipment, preheat and tacking ovens, presses and unload. Works with glass with widths of 48 to 120 inches, at one speed, 10-40 FPM. Works with glass, PVB, polycarbonate, urethane, EVA, etc.

Notching Machines

 Product: Muntin and Spacer Notching Equipment
Company:
LCS Precision Molding
Electrical Requirements: None

Lead Time:
3-4 weeks
Price Range:
$80-$3,000
Capabilities:
Air-powered single and multi-head (2-5) spacer and notching equipment, featuring interchangeable dies and adjustable stop settings are available from LCS.

Ovens 

Product: “Clone” Glass Washers
Company:
Prestik (A Division of LD Industries Ltd.)
Electrical Requirements: 480V, 3ph, 60 cycle

Lead Time:
12 weeks
Price Range:
$90,000
Year Introduced:
1996
Capabilities:
“Even Heat 1.6.Press” is a 1.R. level A oven/press for intercept I.G. manufacturing. Customers can choose all four corners prior to entering oven.

Product: R.C.N. Engineering Kiln for Wash Basins and Surrounds
Company: Salem Distributing Co.
Lead Time: 3 months

Price Range:
$25,000 and up
Year Introduced:
2001
Capabilities:
The R.C.N. kiln automatically produces perfectly clear glass wash basins with surrounding surface without the need of any kind of mold. One or two basins can be produced at a time, in round, oval or rectangular shapes, depending upon the model of kiln used. The patented R.C.N. process produces perfect wash basins without the need for highly trained specialists or costly molds.

Product: Spandrel Curing Ovens and Coaters
Company:
Casso-Solar Corp.
Electrical Requirements: 208-600V

Load Requirements:
80-200 KW
Lead Time:
8-14 weeks
Price Range:
$60-150,000
Year Introduced:
1980-2002
Capabilities:
Apply ceramic ink or silicone ink to glass roll coater or screen print, dry ceramic coatings in preparation for firing in a tempering process. Dry silicone coatings on annealed or tempered glass. Works with glass 48-96 inches in width at 5-30 FPM.

Roller Presses and Roll Coaters 

Product: Film-to-Glass Laminators (Model 812TO76 & 82CIM Reverse Roll Coater for Spandrel Glass – Model 609125)
Company:
The Wallace Company
Electrical Requirements: Standard

Load Requirements:
Less than 10 AMPs
Lead Time:
4-8 weeks
Price Range:
$6,000-$70,000
Year Introduced:
  1951-1995
Capabilities:
Model 82CIM applies temporary protective films to flat glass. Model 812T076 applies permanent shatter-resistant films to flat glass. Model 6094S84 reverse coats opaque liquids onto spandrel glass lites.

Tempering Equipment 

Product: Tekno Kilns S.R.L.
Company:
F.1. Tecnic Inc.
Electrical Requirements: 240, 280 or 575V

Lead Time:
14-16 weeks
Year Introduced:
1995
Capabilities:
Glass tempering systems built especially for small pieces. Minimum glass size is 60 by 90 mm. Different widths are available, including 24, 36 and 48 inches. Equipped with single or double heating chambers.

Washing Machines 

Product: “Clone” Glass Washers
Company:
Prestik (A Division of LD Industries Ltd.)
Electrical Requirements: To customer specifications

Lead Time:
10 weeks
Year Introduced:
1994
Capabilities:
Available in various configurations and adaptable for multiple purposes. Optional sound abatement enclosure guarantees may sound level of 82 dBA.

Product:
Horizontal and Vertical Glass Washers/Dryers

Company: Sommer and Maca Industries Inc.
Capabilities: Largest selection of flat glass washers for .040-3/4-inch-thick product. Available in widths from 12 to 144 inches. Horizontal washers feature tilt-top design and are available with our patented one-second glass thickness adjustment system. Vertical washers available in open-top and close-top designs.

Product: Miller Flat Glass Washing Machine
Company:
Miller Eng. & Mfg. Co.
Electrical Requirements:
220/460V, 3-phase
Load Requirements:
75-125 amps
Lead Time:
12 weeks
Price Range:
Base prices range from $39,000-$71,000
Year Introduced:
Early 1960s
Capabilities:
Washing and drying of flat glass low-E.

GLASS EQUIPMENT

 Bending and Tempering Equipment 

Product: BHF
Company:
Tamglass
Electrical Requirements:
480V/60 Hz, 3-phases, neutral, ground
Lead Time:
5 months or more
Year Introduced:
Model year 2001
Capabilities:
Flat glass tempering equipment, tailored to customer specifications.

Product: CHF
Company:
Tamglass
Electrical Requirements:
480V/60 Hz, 3-phases, neutral, ground
Lead Time:
5 months or more
Year Introduced:
Model year 2001
Capabilities:
Flat glass tempering equipment, tailored to customer specifications.

Product: Glass Bending Systems
Company:
Casso-Solar Corp.
Electrical Requirements: 208-600V

Load Requirements:
75-300 KW
Lead Time:
8-20 weeks
Price Range:
$60-300,000
Year Introduced:
1990-2002
Capabilities: Glass-bending systems for furniture glass, appliance glass, automotive, bullet-resistant glass, etc. Single-station, shuttle benders, serial benders, custom design. 12- by 12- inch to 180- by 180-inch usable area, 3- to 19-mm truck thickness.

Product: QSB
Company:
Tamglass
Electrical Requirements:
480V/60 Hz, 3-phases, neutral, ground
Lead Time:
10 months or more
Year Introduced:
Model year 2001
Capabilities:
Bending and tempering equipment, tailored to customer specifications.

Diamond Wheels

Product: Diamond Wheels
Company:
Abrasive Technology Inc.
Electrical Requirements: NA

Lead Time:
2 weeks
Price Range:
NA
Year Introduced:
NA 
Capabilities:
New extraordinary beveling wheels for beveling mirrors, flat and furniture glass offer faster production and long life. Pencil edging and seaming wheels for profiling automotive, mirror and decorative glass.

Product:
Diamond Wheels
Company:
Industrial Glass Products
Capabilities: Industrial Glass Products is a manufacturer and distributor of diamond grinding wheels and other tools for the flat glass and mirror industry.

Gas-Filling Equipment 

Product: Quik-Dose™
Company:
TruSeal Technologies Inc.
Electrical Requirements:
110V/10 amps
Lead Time:
10-12 weeks
Price Range:
$100,00-$175,000
Capabilities:
Rapidly fills insulating glass units with liquid inert gas for good thermal and sound insulation properties. Automatically calculates each unit’s volume size and doses the appropriate amount of liquid gas to IG units in a vertical orientation.

Glass Equipment 

Product: Flexible Diamond Belts, Discs and Hand Pads
Company:
Abrasive Technology Inc.
Lead Time:
2 weeks 
Capabilities:
Flexible diamond belts, discs and hand pads remove glass quickly. Ideal for sanding of arrises, removing corners, fitting and adjusting on-site. Use to grind, hone and polish. Available in very coarse to very fine grits to suit any job. Can be fitted onto any machine.

Handling Equipment 

Product: Glass Handling 
Company:
Wakefield Equipment
Lead Time:
4 weeks
Price Range:
$500-$1,000
Year Introduced:
1997
Capabilities:
Racks and dollies for moving all types of glass throughout a factory into both production and storage areas.

Product: LCS3084 Rotary Work Table
Company:
LCS Precision Molding
Electrical Requirements: None

Lead Time:
2-3 weeks
Price Range:
$80-$3,000
Capabilities:
Air-operated rotary work table with a non-slip surface, 24 by 36 feet with two swing-out arms and two pull-out arms expanding top to 5 by 7 feet. Vacuum cup powered by a continuous flow vacuum generator and table requires 35 psi air supply. Ball-bearing rotation and a braking system to stop and hold the table in any rotational position. Weight capacity to 400 pounds.

Product: Powr-Grip Multi-Purpose Below-the-Hook Vacuum Lifters
Company:
Wood’s Powr-Grip Co. Inc.
Electrical Requirements:
12 VDC w/ 115 VAC Charger

Load Requirements:
Relatively smooth, non-porous surface
Lead Time:
4-6 weeks
Price Range:
$2,150-$5,000
Year Introduced:
1977
Capabilities:
Compact, versatile and economical, Powr-Grip multi-purpose vacuum lifters come attached to overhead cranes or hoists. Standard models provide 500- or 700-lb. lifting capacity and both rotation and tilt for precise load positioning. Multi-purpose lifters are available in three basic configurations: the Powr-Frame, the 1104 series and the manual rotator tilter. Standard power is a cord-free, on-board, 12V DC vacuum system. Other voltages are available.

Product: Powr-Grip N-Series Vacuum Cups
Company:
Wood’s Powr-Grip Co. Inc.
Electrical Requirements: None

Load Requirements:
Relatively smooth, non-porous surface
Lead Time:
1-2 weeks
Price Range:
$70-$115
Year Introduced:
1964
Capabilities:
With capacity for nearly any manual lift, these vacuum cups are available in four models for handling glass. A few strokes on the pump locks the cup onto the glass. Our red-line vacuum indicator lets the user know the cup is attached properly. 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 Production Line Below-the-Hook Vacuum Lifters
Company:
Wood’s Powr-Grip Co. Inc.
Electrical Requirements:
115 VAC

Load Requirements:
Relatively smooth, non-porous surface
Lead Time:
4-6 weeks
Price Range:
$2,000-$15,000
Year Introduced:
1977
Capabilities:
Built to handle the day-to-day demands of the glass processing line, the vacuum lifters help speed production and reduce glass damage, operator fatigue and related injuries. Lightweight and easy to maneuver, production line lifters are quick to apply and release, helping to increase productivity and decrease processing time. A variety of models, including vertical lifters, rotators, tilters and rotator/tilter combination units, available with manual or power load movements, quickly and effortlessly maneuver glass between storage racks, cutting tables and processing machinery.

Product: Slic-Rak
Company:
Brighton Glass Co. 
Load Requirements:
NA
Lead Time:
1 week
Price Range:
$59.95
Year Introduced:
1999
Capabilities:
Built with ¼-inch-thick extruded structural grade aluminum for strength and equipped with a rust-resistant bolt and wingnut assembly. Extra-long bolt provides an instant handle for gripping while tightening the wingnut. Slic-Rak is light-weight and is approximately 4 inches long, 6 inches high and 2 ¼ inches wide.

Spacer Assembly Equipment 

Product: LCS-SSG (Super Spacer™ Groover) & LCS SSN (Super Spacer™ Notcher)
Company:
LCS Precision Molding
Electrical Requirements: None

Lead Time:
Stock
Price Range:
$80-$3,000
Capabilities:
LCS Super Spacer Groover is used to create a grooved spacer for leaded or stained glass insist panels. It is designed for manual notching to create corners fast and uniformly.

Testing Equipment 

Product: #AE4600 Solar Gain Low-E Coating Detector
Company:
Electronic Design to Market Inc.
Electrical Requirements:
9V battery

Lead Time:
Stock
Price Range:
$349
Year Introduced:
2002
Capabilities:
Identifies the exact location of low-E coating in a window (which surface) and tests the solar gain performance of the window. The meter uses the approximate solar heat gain coefficient value to identify which solar gain category (high, medium or low) the window falls into. In addition, the meter identifies the types of low-E coating from a given manufacturer.

Product: #RD1350 Self-Clean Coating Detector
Company:
Electronic Design to Market Inc.
Electrical Requirements: 9V battery

Lead Time:
Stock
Price Range:
$159
Year Introduced:
2002
Capabilities:
The #RD1350 assists window manufacturers and glass handlers in identifying which side of the glass contains the self-cleaning coating. The meter has been calibrated to detect all self-cleaning coatings that are photocatalytic and hydrophilic.

Product: RWG Roller-Wave Gage
Company:
Strainoptic Technologies
Lead Time: 5 days

Price Range:
$500-$2,000
Capabilities: The Roller-Wave Gage is an economical tool to measure roller-wave in flat glass, according to the company. The equipment includes a dial gauge to measure peak-to-valley depth in inches or metric units.

Testing Instruments 

Product: Grazing Angle Surface Polarimeter (GASP)
Company:
Strainoptic Technologies
Lead Time: Stock

Price Range:
$5,900-$6,500
Capabilities:
The GASP measures surface stress in annealed, heat-strengthened and tempered glass. Both flat and curved surface models are available. The company says the product also conforms to ASTM C 1279.

FENESTRATION EQUIPMENT

 Fabrication Equipment 

Product: Kombimatec
Company:
GTI – Kombimatec Machines Ltd.
Electrical Requirements: 220V, 3-phase

Load Requirements:
Up to 40 amps
Lead Time:
4 weeks
Price Range:
Varies
Year Introduced:
1984
Capabilities:
To fabricate casement and double-hung windows from 50-1,000 products a week, using a wide range of machinery to provide a turnkey solution.

Product: PRO-STOP 10A
Company:
PRO-LINE AUTOMATION SYSTEMS LTD.
Electrical Requirements: 220V, 60 Hz., 1 PA

Lead Time:
6-8 weeks
Year Introduced:
2001
Capabilities:
Digital length gage available as a keypad positioner or computerized length stop. Features welded steel base with stainless steel deck and servo-driven stop.

 Fabrication Equipment/Sealant Application Equipment

 Product: LCC Posiratio and Decker DL Series
Company:
Liquid Control Corp.
Electrical Requirements: 240/1/60

Load Requirements:
80 PSI
Lead Time:
8-10 weeks
Price Range:
$20,000-$30,000
Year Introduced:
1970
Capabilities:
Meter, mix and dispense two-component resin systems (typically silicones, epoxies, urethanes and polyesters) for the glass market.

Product: Lisec Super Spacer Speed Line
Company:
Edgetech IG Inc.
Year Introduced: 2002

Capabilities:
Features vertical, automatic Super Spacer application as well as automatic glass-filling and automatic secondary sealant application. Allows for fast, efficient material flow with vertical-to-vertical glass handling while accommodating all glass sizes and popular glass coatings. In fully automated configuration, the True Warm System can produce up to 1,200 standard units per shift with no direct labor.

Metal Working and Vinyl Machinery

 Product: Kombimatec
Company: GTI – Kombimatec Machines Ltd.
Electrical Requirements: 220V, 3-phase

Load Requirements:
Up to 40 amps
Lead Time:
4 weeks
Price Range:
Varies
Year Introduced:
1984
Capabilities:
Machinery to manufacture a wide range of products from extruded aluminum and vinyl profiles, including those used to manufacture doors and windows.

Product: PF45
Company:
CTD Machines Inc.
Electrical Requirements: 3-phase, 230V or 460V
Load Requirements: 10 amps
Lead Time:
8 weeks
Price Range:
$21,000
Year Introduced:
2002
Capabilities:
The CTD Model PF45 is an automatic, push-feed, fixed, double-mitre saw. The system uses our time-tested D45 ax in combination with a lineal positioner to push-feed material and cut it to an assortment of predetermined lengths automatically.

Product: PF400
Company:
CTD Machines Inc.
Electrical Requirements: 3-phase, 230V or 460V

Load Requirements:
20 amps
Lead Time:
8 weeks
Price Range:
$22,000
Year Introduced:
2002
Capabilities:
The CTD Model PF400 is a 16-inch or 20-inch blade capacity automatic cut-off saw system. The PF400 uses our time-tested 400 series saw head in combination with a lineal positioner to push-feed material and cut it to an assortment of predetermined lengths automatically.

Saws

 Product: AF22 Automatic Feed and Cutting Center
Company:
PRO-LINE AUTOMATION SYSTEMS LTD.
Electrical Requirements: 220V, 60 Hz, 3 PH

Lead Time:
6-10 weeks
Year Introduced:
2001
Capabilities:
Automatic feed and miter cutting of window profiles. Features 15-inch touch-screen interface and PC control for ease of use and networking.

Product: AF100 Automatic Grid Processing Center
Company:
PRO-LINE AUTOMATION SYSTEMS LTD.
Electrical Requirements: 220V, 60 Hz, 3 PH

Lead Time:
6-10 weeks
Year Introduced:
2001
Capabilities:
Will feed muntin bar automatically to be cut to length as well as notched for cross members. Can also be configured for screenbar cutting, as well as cutting and notching of glazing bead profiles.

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Product: CTD and Tigerstop
Company:
Wakefield Equipment
Electrical Requirements: 110V-230V

Load Requirements:
Varies
Lead Time:
4 weeks
Price Range:
$1,500-$7,500
Year Introduced:
1991
Capabilities:
Saws for cutting all sizes of extrusions from insulating glass spacers to storefronts, plus automatic lineal positioners for accurate measurement.

Product: GO 450 DMC
Company:
Spartec Window Machinery Ltd.
Electrical Requirements: 3 ph, 220V, 60 Hz

Load Requirements:
3 ph, 220V, 60 Hz
Lead Time:
10-12 weeks
Price Range:
$39,900-$77,740
Year Introduced:
2000 
Capabilities:
Automatic double-mitre up-cutting saw with 18-inch blade. Cuts any angle between 90 and 45 degrees. Cuts multiple profiles simultaneously.

Product: PF200 Automatic Cut-Off Saw
Company:
CTD Machines Inc.
Electrical Requirements: 3-phase, 230V or 460V

Load Requirements:
5 amps
Lead Time:
8 weeks
Price Range:
$19,000
Year Introduced:
2002
Capabilities:
The CTD Model PF200 is a 12-inch blade capacity, automatic cut-off saw system. The PF200 uses the 200 series saw head and base in combination with a lineal positioner to push-feed materials and cut it to an assortment of predetermined lengths automatically.

Vinyl Benders

Product: Kombimatec
Company:
GTI – Kombimatec Machines Ltd.
Electrical Requirements: 220V, 3-phase

Load Requirements:
10 amps
Lead Time:
4 weeks
Price Range:
$6,000-$60,000
Year Introduced:
1997
Capabilities:
To join accurately one or more joints of a vinyl window frame automatically.

Window Machinery 

Product: GO 450 AFC
Company:
Spartec Window Machinery Ltd.
Electrical Requirements: 3 ph, 200V, 60 Hz

Load Requirements:
3-phase, 200V, 60 Hz
Lead Time:
10-12 weeks
Price Range: $36,750-$61,100
Year Introduced:
2000
Capabilities:
Automatic feed and up-cutting saw with 18-inch blade. Feeds material automatically and cuts to desired length.

Product: GO 500 A
Company:
Spartec Window Machinery Ltd.

Electrical Requirements: 3 ph, 220V, 60 Hz
Load Requirements:
3 ph, 220V, 60 Hz
Lead Time:
10-12 weeks
Price Range:
$22,050-$42,000
Year Introduced:
2000
Capabilities:
Automatic angular up-cutting saw with 20-inch blade. Cuts any angle between 0 and 160 degrees.


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