Fourcault process


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Fourcault process

[für′kō ‚präs·əs]
(engineering)
A process for forming sheet glass in which the molten glass is drawn vertically upward.
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SCHOTT offers a wide range of restoration glasses that are machine-drawn using the traditional Fourcault process to meet the many different requirements for glazing monuments.
So, the only sheet glass producer to apply the old fourcault process in Indonesia is PT Tensindo, whose plant is located in Semarang, Central Java.
The international technology group SCHOTT uses the authentic Fourcault process to manufacture its various architectural glasses for the restoration of historic buildings.
Based on historic technologies, the Fourcault process uses molten glass that is mechanically drawn upwards between several pairs of rollers on different floors of the building and then slowly cools them down.
The many different glasses are manufactured using the traditional Fourcault process and made to resemble window glass from various eras.