Glass grinding machine

The BENTELER flat glass grinding machines convince due to their optimal grinding results based on precision, speed and process reliability. All machine types satisfy with short set-up times because of rapid width and automatic glass thickness adjustment. BENTELER offers the right solution for flexibility, reliability and short cycle times for all contours.

tecGrinder

The BENTELER tecGrinder satisfies with short set-up times due to rapid width and automatic glass thickness adjustment. Your solution for flexibility, high process reliability and speed for all K-edge contours. The tecGrinder can be linked with an automatic handling system and a washing machine to a complete processing line, to avoid the handling in the manufacturing and to minimize cycle times. Your solution for flexibility, high process reliability and speed for all K-edge contours.

Advantages

High precision: 

  • Optimal grinding results up to 14 stations for each side for grinding and polishing of edge and seam
  • Automatic side and angle alignment
  • Solid machine frame and robust components

Flexibility: 

  • Automatic glass thickness adjustment
  • Rapid and precise width adjustment

Process reliability: 

  • Completely encapsulated high-performance grinding and polishing spindles
  • State-of-the-art machine control - Simple operating and menu guidance
  • Evaluation of operating costs through an integrated data acquisition system

Simple operating: 

  • High working speed

Technical data

  • Max. glass size: 3.300 x 20.000 mm
  • Glass thickness: 3 – 21 mm
  • Width adjustment speed: 30 m/min
  • Working speed: max. 15 m/min

Fields of application

Architectural Glass

 

One-Side Grinding Machine

Do you process different glass dimensions or do you produce glass lites with different edge processing, every day? BENTELER provides you with the One-Side Grinding Machine, a machine on which you can process glasses of different width and shape in direct sequence. And this is without set-up times and without idle and adjustment times. In addition, our innovative system demonstrates with constant quality at a high throughput.

Advantages

High precision: 

  • Works from loading to off-loading automatically
  • Automatic alignment for dimensional and angular accuracy
  • High and constant edge quality like a double-sided grinding machine

Flexibility: 

  • Up to 11 individual tool stations
  • Perfect for production of a large range of models: Different widths can be processed in direct sequence - Processing of not rectangular glasses also possible
  • Grinding, seaming and polishing in one process - Expandable to a grinding-drilling-washing-line

High efficiency: 

  • No set-up times, elimination of idle and adjustment times
  • Use of our proven and robust spindle carrier
  • High throughput due to short cycle times
  • Simplified the operating processes

Technical data

  • Max. glass size: 2.000 x 3.500 mm
  • Glass thickness: 3 – 12 mm
  • Working speed: max. 1-7 m/min

Fields of application

Architectural Glass

Seaming Line

Achieving fast cycle times with minimal tool wear characterizes our Seamer. Our machine concept combines high durability of grinding tools, short set-up times and precise edges. The Seamer is particularly used in the ESG-Manufacturing.

Advantages

High precision: 

  • Grinding spindles with linear adjustable rotor for seaming
  • Smooth and precise edges

Flexibility: 

  • Compact design
  • Short set-up times
  • Optional with a water filtration system

Process safety: 

  • Long lifetime by seaming with cup-wheels
  • Effective exhaust fans with noise protection
  • Completely enclosed wet area
  • Nearly dry glass after seaming, through cooling water extraction
  • No leaking of water

Simple, comfortable operation:

  • Precise and fast width adjustment 60 m/min
  • Easy and precise setting of seaming sizes

Technical data

  • Max. glass size: 2.500 x 4.500 mm
  • Glass thickness: 2 – 12 mm
  • Width adjustment speed: 60m/min
  • Working speed: max. 24 m/min

Fields of application

Architectural Glass

Vertical Seaming Line

BENTELER Vertical Seaming Machine combines a compact and strong construction with high flexibility in production. In only one cycle all four sides of glass are processed quickly.

Advantages

High precision: 

  • reduces the scratchs on the glass
  • Smooth and precise edges

Flexibility: 

  • Compact design
  • very short set-up times
  • low maintenance and spare parts costs

Process safety: 

  • corrosion resistant mechanical design
  • glass-sheet size can be recognized automatically
  • Completely enclosed wet area
  • Nearly dry glass after seaming, through cooling water extraction
  • No leaking of water

Simple, comfortable operation:

  • glass sheets -in same thickness but different size- can be processed one after another continuously, without any need to adjust
  • all four-side of the glass are processed in one-cycle

Technical data

  • Max. glass size: 3.500 x 2.500 mm
  • Glass thickness: 3 – 12 mm

Fields of application

Architectural Glass

Pencil-Edge Grinding Machine

The BENTELER standard Pencil-Edge Grinding Lines convince due to their optimal grinding results based on precision, speed, and process reliability. The very robust design of the Pencil-Edge Grinder makes longterm work possible (24/7) and has proven to be especially economical.

Advantages

High precision:

  • Good grinding results also for large raw glass tolerances
  • Machine frame and components of especially stable design for low vibration glass processing
  • Precise width adjustment with fully automatic support bars for the exact positioning of the glass edges, also for large glass widths

Flexibility: 

  • Up to five grinding spindles for each side, therefore more flexible setup with a large application range
  • Flexible design with a wide range of application
  • Optional with an automatic glass thickness adjustment

Process reliability: 

  • Completely encapsulated high-precision grinding spindles with long service life in wet and abrasive environments

Simple operating: 

  • Automatic side and angle orientation to prevent unground glass surfaces and burns
  • Two synchronous motors for the transport and pressure belt support of each spindle for exact glass carriage and for rapid belt exchange

Technical data

  • Max. glass size: 3.000 x 3.000 mm
  • Glass thickness: 1,3 – 8 mm
  • Width adjustment speed: 30 m/min
  • Working speed: max. 20 m/min

Fields of application

Architectural Glass

Technical Glass



Pencil-Edge Grinding Machine Gen II

This patented grinding machine stands out by extremely high availability. A high speed cooling water extraction guarantees a dry and clean grinding line. With easier handling and high automation, the tool change is carried out in just a few minutes.

Advantages

High availability: 

  • Semi-automatic tool change
  • Automatic tool measuring
  • Automatic tool sharpening
  • Automatic wear compensation
  • Dry and clean grinding line due to high speed cooling water extraction

Improved product quality: 

  • High grinding spindle performance for maximum grinding speed
  • Optimized closed cooling ring - Absence of cooling water on the glass surface
  • Automatic tool adjustment and wear compensation
  • Glass fixing by vacuum belts for grinding without touching the glass surface

Low total cost of ownership by: 

  • The same processing tool for both glass edge and corner
  • Reduction of downtime
  • Wear parts in dry and clean environment
  • Maximization of uptime
  • Reduction of maintenance-time

Technical data

  • Max. glass size: 2.600 mm
  • Glass thickness: 1,3 – 6 mm
  • Working speed: max. 16m/min

Fields of application

Architectural Glass

Solar Glass