Development

StewartFloat®

  • StewartFloat® Tin Bath Furnaces
    1. Standard
    2. Ultra-Thin Float
    3. Ultra-Clear Float
    4. Mini Float
    5. Mega Float
    6. Thick Float
    7. Borosilicate Float
    8. Aluminosilicate
  • Body tinted, clear, and ultra clear glass formulas
  • Automatic temperature profiling – Hands off operation
  • Automatic tweel – Hands off operation
  • Float bath proprietary models
    • Basic design parameters
    • Equipment and material cost estimate
    • Foundation loading
    • Tin fill
    • Utility requirements
    • Top roll operating parameters – machine speed and angle
    • Bottom block dimension and expansion
  • Atmosphere system control, segregation, and sizing
  • Robust atmosphere system with superior distribution
  • Computer generated batch formulas
  • Three dimensional float bath model developed in CAD
  • Graphite liner innovation
  • Bottom cooling system innovation
  • Superior refractory spacing
  • Modular components with simple installation
    • Water piping systems
    • Air piping systems
    • Atmosphere system
    • Electrical system
    • Bottom cooling
    • Bay 0 system
    • Zone heat electrical
    • Roof refractory
    • Canal and spout assembly
    • Bottom casings
    • Roof casings
  • On-line inspection system
  • Float bath glass laser thickness gauge
  • Top roll Machines
  • Top roll side seal innovation
  • Documentation, detailed manuals
    • Construction
    • Operation and heat up
    • Training
    • Maintenance
  • Innovative temperature stability and control

AcuraCoat®

  • AcuraCoat® On-Line Pyrolytic CVD Systems
    • Single Flow Coater
    • Dual Flow Coater
    • Lehr Gap Coater
  • On-line inspection system
    • Hot End
    • Cold End
  • Gap sensing system
  • Improved gas distribution system
  • On-line cleaning system
  • Three dimensional CVD model
  • New Chemistry Innovations
    • Reflective
    • Low E Pro
    • Solar Control
    • Photovoltaic
    • Self Cleaning
  • CVD proprietary models
    • Financial – Manufacturing Cost and Profit
    • Equipment and material cost estimate
    • Operation
  • Documentation, detailed manuals
    • Training
    • Operation
    • Maintenance
  • Enhanced chemical efficiencies
  • Longer run times
  • Lower Operating Cost