Tag - Glass Pre-processing Technology

HEGLA Managing Director and Authorised Signatories

The HEGLA Group, based in Beverungen, Germany, has expanded and restructured its leadership and hegla managing director team in order to advance the company according to its sustainable growth strategy in the long term. On 1st December 2021, Ingolf Ripberger, 57, will join the current Executive Board members Jochen H...

glasstec UPDATE – Program 26 November

The Second Day of the glasstec UPDATE Conference 2021 is About to Start. At 10.00 a.m. Prof. Dr.-Ing Ulrich Knaack, Institute head, Institute for Structural Design and Engineering at TU Darmstadt, Chair Design of Construction at TU Delft will welcome you.  Log in on time with your access data HERE. We are looking...

New Possibilities for Windshield Bending

Windshield bending – The author compares different existing and new application systems for interleaving material for bending windshields. Windshield bending article was first presented at GPD 2017 by Mr. Reinhold Senf from Grafotec Spray Systems GmbH. The comparison of existing application systems e.g. roller...

BOLD Laser Automation: Thin Glass Laser Cutting

Obviously, glass fabricators want access to the latest thin glass laser cutting technologies to enable current and future product development within the marketplace. Having access to laser-based processes is something most people within the industry agree, but it requires the technology itself to fit a facilities...

Convection Technology in Windshield Bending

Latest Glastory blog by Jukka Immonen is dealing with the 5 promises of convection technology in windshield bending. By the laws of physics, convection is the most efficient way to transfer heat. But what arguments back it up in practice? Let’s dive deeper and explore beyond the laws of physics what convection heating...

Tvitec | The Perfect Cold Bending for the Perfect Glass Dome

The perfect cold bending for the perfect glazed dome. Tvitec System Glass at the Shell Oil Company Headquarters in The Hague with Octatube. Cold bending The secret to cold bending lies in Tvitec’s special calculations department. This system is the only way to push the elasticity of the flat units to the extreme so...

Trends in Automotive Glass Processing

In this blog post, we look at trends in the sunroof and windshield business today and how glass processors can prepare for them. With newer and more exciting trends shaping the automotive industry every year, the automotive business is always in the fast lane. In this blog post, we look at trends in the...

Sedak Glass Provides Panoramic View in Messeturm Frankfurt

The Messeturm Frankfurt is the second-highest building in Germany with a height of 265.5m and 63 floors. It is located in the Friedrich-Ebert complex and is adjacent to the Frankfurt trade fair grounds. The Messeturm Frankfurt was built in 1990 in an Art Deco style and was considered the highest building in Europe at...

Trends in Bus Glass Processing 2021

The latest Glastory blog is dealing with the newest trends coming to the bus glass market – how the cut-outs, digital and screen printing, larger surfaces and thinner glass to reduce weight and fuel consumption is challenging the glass processing. Although the market has not yet rebounded fully after COVID-19...