Glass processing machinery, with the possibility of being customised as per client needs and demands, is what Schiatti has been providing glass processors for the past 50 years and more. In this article we get an overview of the company’s production, and how today’s Industry 4.0 applications are increasing efficiency and competitiveness – both regarding its machines, and that of its clients’ productivity.
For more than 50 years Schiatti Angelo has been a partner for small-, medium- and large companies in the furniture, construction and photovoltaic sectors, offering its customers a wide range of glass processing machines, and when required, customising them so as to reach the shared goal of business growth.
The core business of the company is represented by straight- and double-grinding machines for pencil- and flat-edge production. In the last years, these machines have been updated and have become more user friendly and high-performance. Thanks to the new PLC, with a greater and more modern look from a graphical point of view, data transmission, storage of polishing wheel positions and more precision in the calculation of polishing wheel rising according to thickness, speed and inclination for the mitring models are granted. In addition, the glass removal step can be performed in automatic by means of the same new PLC.
Schiatti Angelo’s product range also includes straight bevelling machines, drilling machines with opposing heads, multi-heads drilling machines, vertical drilling/milling machines and corner machine.
AUTOMATION – INDUSTRY 4.0 AND IOT
In this age of ‘digital manufacturing’, Schiatti Angelo is also focusing on Industry 4.0 solutions: the latest technologies based on the Internet of Things (IoT). Automation and the way that smart data are managed by IoT are two of the main factors that help to define an enterprise’s efficiency and competitiveness.
The advantages of this interconnection are numerous, these include remote access to machine data, remote and instant support, and suggestions of appropriate response actions, automatic learning (for increasing productivity and quality) and reduction of unnecessary machine down time.
Schiatti’s automated solutions can be both vertical and horizontal. Fully automatic complete lines for loading, processing on all four sides of the glass, and unloading can be supplied.
FAST AND CONVENIENT AFTER-SALES SERVICE
The company is also proud of its fast and convenient after-sales service. Customers expect companies to meet their needs and respond to their problems effectively, and that is why Schiatti is always present, supporting its customers by optimising and implementing services such as a dedicated WA line, remote assistance, the use of video tutorials, webinars, etc.
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