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Precision temperature measurements are critical to the glass-making process. We supply a range of advanced solutions designed specifically for the glass industry, meeting the highest standards of quality and reliability.

Glass is used for a variety of purposes, and can be shaped, toughened, coloured, laminated or treated to suit specific requirements. Our measurement systems provide accurate temperature monitoring to support these applications.

As the world leader in temperature measurement, AMETEK Land has supplied the glass industry with essential equipment for more than 70 years. Our specifically designed instruments provide accurate results at key locations throughout the process.

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The glass magazine looks at all methods of glass production and the critical points where accurate temperature measurement is key to a successful product.  You’ll read about award winning thermal imaging solutions we have delivered, as well as AMETEK Land products to support applications within all glass manufacturing operations, including flat glass, containers, tempered glass, and fibre-optic communications.
  • Architectural Glass
    Architectural Glass

    Glass for building purposes requires precise temperature monitoring to ensure it complies with regulatory standards. Our highly accurate measurement system compensates for emissivity for a true result.

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  • Automotive Glass
    Automotive Glass

    Production plants for automotive glass around the world benefit from the Landscan WCA system, which provides fast-response quality control and detailed thermal imaging to detect defects.

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  • Container

    AMETEK Land provides an extensive range of temperature measurement solutions for every stage of the container glass production process, including melt tank and annealing lehr applications.

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  • Fibreglass and Rockwool
    Fibreglass and Rockwool

    The processes for creating fibreglass and rockwool require temperature measurements for efficiency and quality control. We have specialist solutions to improve your process.

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  • Fibre-Optic Communication
    Fibre-Optic Communication

    The quality and performance of fibre-optic communications depends on accurate temperature monitoring during production. AMETEK Land offers dedicated solutions for the essential measurement points.

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  • Flat Glass
    Flat Glass

    We have accurate thermometer, linescanner and thermal imager solutions for each step of the process for manufacturing flat glass, including melt tank condition monitoring.

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  • Glass Toughening and Bending
    Glass Toughening and Bending

    Uniform heating is essential to shaping glass and toughening it. We provide a system that compensates for surface coatings, providing accurate temperature monitoring.

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  • Speciality Glass
    Speciality Glass

    Our temperature measurement solutions deliver accuracy and reliability at every stage of speciality glass production, from the batch inlet to the annealing lehr exit.

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  • Tableware

    To obtain the quality required for tableware, glass temperature must be measured at key locations. We provide precise, stable thermometers and thermal imagers for this application.

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