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How and why to automate the flat glass tempering process

Lately, we’re hearing a lot about automation, the Internet of Things and digitalization. What do these terms mean? And how do they relate to the glass tempering business? The purpose of automating a glass tempering line is not to add technology to the process just for the sake of technology. Instead, it’s about eliminating non-value-adding

Glass tempering energy consumption: how not to be misled by false data

In this second part of our blog on energy consumption in the glass tempering process, let me go deeper into details to explain some of the principles behind heating and cooling. Knowing the derivation of different metrics will help you better understand the tempering process, as well as the costs linked to its energy requirements.