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.

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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

 

 

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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


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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



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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



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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
Technical Glass