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Glass units need to be protected against scratching, marking, dust and weather not only during transport to site and storage before installation, but also even after glazing - right up until final handover.
Ashton Industrial has the perfect answer to this common problem with OptiStream. Architects and Specifiers are increasingly demanding it, IGU manufacturers and window suppliers often find it as a requirement to tender.
Manually wrapping and trimming individual IGUs is awkward, labour intensive and inconsistent. It generates large amounts of waste film and offcuts. Operatives trimming with blades present a high risk of scratches. These factors combined, lead to a very expensive operation which does not even properly address one of the most important issues: How to glaze IGUs into frames without removing the protective films?
OptiStream is an automated applicator that not only applies protective film to both surfaces of each unit. It simultaneously performs trimming and, most importantly creates pre-perforated borders all round on both sides. These “Easy-Peel” border strips stay in place right up to the point when the IGU is ready to be set into its frame, and are then pulled off in seconds to expose just the glass edges without disturbing the protective film covering the rest.
Trimming and Border Perforating settings are fully automatic even for random mixed IGU sizes. OptiStream can protect any high value glass product, not just IGU’s - Printed glass, mirrors, coated shower panels, spandrels, in fact any kind of flat sheet material.
Ashton Industrial 01279 624810