100 years for the Charles Costa mirror shop

 

 

 

For 100 years, each of the 4 generations has seen their father invest in the Charles Costa business, without counting his time, deploying a lot of effort and always with passion

 

We are happy to celebrate this year the extraordinary anniversary of our centenary.

 

Be sure that the satisfaction of our customers will always remain at the heart of our priorities as well as the respect of commitments with our partners.

 

I join with all my colleagues in presenting to you our best wishes for health, success and serenity for this new year 2020.

 

 

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Sarthe. L’entreprise Grav’Or ce week-end à l’Élysée

L’entreprise mancelle de gravure sur verre, fait partie des 100 entreprises sélectionnées pour l’exposition « Fabriqué en France » qui se déroule les 18 et 19 janvier 2020 à l’Elysée.

Les samedi 18 et dimanche 19 janvier 2020, 100 entreprises françaises – sélectionnées parmi 1 750 dossiers – présenteront le savoir-faire « Fabriqué en France » de 100 départements français, à l’Élysée. L’entreprise mancelle Grav’Or a été retenue pour représenter la Sarthe.

Nommée aux Talents de la Sarthe 2018 dans la catégorie « entreprise », la société de miroiterie et décoration sur verre présentera ce week-end un paravent avec gravure à la main, feuille d’or et laquage en églomisé précise le site de l’Élysée.

 

Convergence of machines for stone and glass

The arrival of industrial synthetic materials on the stone market has surprising consequences on the machinery market. In fact, we see appearing from certain suppliers who are both on the glass and stone market on the stone machinery market, machines that were once exclusively used on the glass market.

 

Mainly for two reasons.

 

1 / These new materials are calibrated in thickness.

So we see machines appearing for polishing the edge (Bavelloni, Intermac, Bovone) similar to those used for glass (rectilinear, double edger).

 

The gain is much better productivity for running in and polishing the edge.

 

2 / Some materials are based on glass

 

We are witnessing the arrival of cutting systems from glass much more productive and easy to use (cutting tables, at Bavelloni, Intermac ...)


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Miroiterie en vente

 

Perspective départ en retraite une miroiterie de façonnage avec activité menuiserie aluminium et PVC est disponible à la vente.

L'entreprise dont le dirigeant est très connu et présent  sur le marché depuis de nombreuses années  possède un parc machines diversifié et est située dans une ville importante du Sud-Ouest.

Parc machines avec table de coupe, rectiligne, perceuse, machine à bandes...

Equipes de poseurs indépendants.

 

Pour plus d'informations glass@comascotec.com ou 06 64 73 63 77. Merci

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Jumbo glass cutting

The jumbo glass (generally 6000x3321) are used in middle size or important glaziers and mainly in countries where there are float plants able to manufacture such glass and where are available lorries able to deliver them.

These large glass sheets allow the delivering for larger products, to optimize the cutting, to reduce the CHUTES and to improve the productivity.

it is possible to have only a cutting table, but also other tables (loading table, breaking table) allowing to use the cutting table with a better productivity.

Like in the half jumbo cutting table the table is generally proposed with:

A horizontal surface covered with carpet (more often tilting to make easier the loading) and supplied with air cushion to make easier the glass movement on the table. Moreover for the breaking the cutting table is equipped with 2 or more breaking bars, and some control pedals (to manage the air cushion, the breaking bars…)

A cutting bridge

A numerical control (CN) which drives the cutting bridge and where the operator has the possibility to enter the data for the glass cutting.

An software

This software can be supplied by the cutting table supplier or by a software company specialized on software for glazier for the more important glaziers.

All the data concerning the cutting are generally entered before to start the cutting, the software managing the cutting optimization depending the glass thickness and dimensions to cut for the day.  Very often the software manage also the glass stock.

The working cycle is:

-Entering  (directly on the table or from an office) for the cutting data in the numerical control.

-Glass loading on the cutting table

Automatic  cutting

Breaking

Unloading

The slow step for the glass cutting is the breaking and this job has to be done by a skilled operator.. For the glaziers having important cutting to carry out (mainly for thickness over 10 mm) a breaking table is added after the cutting table where one or two operators can break the glass during the glass cutting on the first table. The glass is sent on the breaking table with belts or using the air cushion.

To cut Low e glass another step is necessary, the low e grinding. This step done on the cutting table before to cut the glass is done by an option (called Low e grinding option) directly on the cutting table. On the glass periphery the Low e part is removed to allow for double glazing to have a good adhesion for the butyl.

The safety rules require a safety perimeter around the table when the cutting table is working without any people inside. It is done with photo cells or fences.