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Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Glass Processing Technology

Indian Institute of Technology Madras and NPTEL via Swayam

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Glass Processing Technology is a significant component of the value chain in the glass façade industry where the basic float glass goes to the processor and from them to the fabricator and installed in the building façade. There are important processes that go in to it and needs detailed understanding and exINTENDED AUDIENCE:Any interested audiencePREREQUISITES:Should be supervisors, shop floor managers, technicians etc. in the Glass Processing units and the diploma students from mechanical stream can enroll.INDUSTRY SUPPORT:Glass Processing Industry


Glass Manufacturing Process
  • Float Glass Manufacturing
  • Coating Technology
Glass as a Building Material
  • Glass Selection
  • Applications
Glass Processing
  1. Industrial & Glass handling safety
  2. Warehouse Management
  3. Production Planning & Control
  4. Pre-Processing – Cutting/ Grinding/ Drilling/ Washing
  5. Tempering
  6. Insulated Glass Unit
  7. Lamination
  • Heat Soak
  • Ceramic fritting- Roller/Screen/Digital
  • Processing Standards
  • Quality Test
  • Non Conformity
  • Root Cause Analysis for Troubles
  • Testing & Certification
  • Post Manufacturing Expenses
  • 5S – Housekeeping Practices
  • Quality Management Systems (QMS)
  • Cost Saving Programs
  • Glazing Systems , Hardware & Fabrications
  • Sustainability (Eco-packaging & Naked Dispatch)
  • People Development

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