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Cat-i Glass Equipment/Specifications

A unique benefit Cat-i Glass provides to its customers is the resource of 10 on-staff industrial, chemical, mechanical and ceramic engineers. These glass fabrication experts not only design and build Cat-i glass processing machines to improve processing and product attributes, but also work directly with customers on the selection of the most appropriate quality and cost options for their products. Below you will find a diverse range of processing and metrology equipment designed to produce your glass!

Cat-i Glass Manufacturing Equipment

  • CNC cutting equipment for shapes and straight lines
  • High volume circle cutting and grinding equipment
  • CNC waterjet cutting machines
  • CNC edging machines
  • Edge grinding and polishing equipment
  • Beveling and seaming equipment
  • Glass drills
  • Surface grinding and polishing equipment
  • A multitude of glass screen printing and curing systems
  • Chemical strengthening furnaces
  • Full safety heat tempering furnaces
  • Precision diamond sawing machines
  • Commercial and Technical glass washing machines
  • Sandblast, laser and chemical etching
  • Glass and film lamination presses
  • Autoclave
  • Class 1,000 and 10,000 clean rooms

Cat-i Glass Quality Assurance and Production Metrology Equipment

  • Micro Vu Automatic Video Coordinate Measuring Machine (48” x 36” Table)
  • Micro Vu Video Coordinate Measuring Machine (18” X 24” Table)
  • Orihara Surface Stress Meter
  • EDTM Reflex 1550 Coating Detectors
  • Ocean Optics Spectrometer (UV to Near IR range)
  • X-Rite Xact Colorimeter
  • Mitutoyo contact profilometer for surface roughness measurement
  • Micrometers: Size range - 0” to 12”
  • Calipers: Size range – 0” to 36”
  • Linear Digital Meausuring Tables: size range 0-48”
  • Digital and Analog Height Gages
  • Grade A granite surface plates – sizes up to 24” X 36”
  • Zygo Interferometer
  • X-Rite Transmission Densitometer
  • Strainoptics, Grazing Angle Surface Polarimeter (GASP)
  • Modulus of Rupture Test Unit
  • Byk Gardner Gloss Meter
  • Taber Tape Test Kit for ink adhesion
  • Digital Light Meter
  • Cross Polarized Polariscopes
  • Digital Pyrometer
  • Digital UV meter for UV curing equipment calibration
  • Laser power

Principle Internationally Recognized Glass Specifications

  • Glass Tempering Association (GANA)
  • ASTM-C-1036: Std. Specification for Flat Glass
  • ASTM-C-1048: Heat Treated Flat Glass, HS & FT
  • MIL-PRF-13830: Optical Components for Fire Control Instruments…
  • ASTM-C-1422: Chemical Strengthening of Glass
  • ASTM-C-158: Std. Test Methods for strength of Glass by Flexure (MOR)
  • ASTM E 438-92: Type1, Class A (For BoroFloat)
  • 16CFR 1201:Consumer Products Safety Commission
  • ANSI Z97: Safety Requirements for Architectural Glass Thermal Shock Resistance for Tempered Glass: 302 0F

We Know Glass

Our continued growth is driven by our business philosophy, state of the art equipment, extensive glass inventory and
employees dedicated to meeting and exceeding customer requirements.