REXI hot curved glass, also known as hot curve glass, is made from high-quality glass by softening, molding in a mold, and annealing. It is suitable for special requirements of different shapes. Hot curved glass also can be produced as hollow, laminated or other composite bent glass products, according to customer requirements.
Basic introduction and Proceeding
Hot curved glass is produced from flat glass, firstly soften it by heating and form it in the mold, and then anneal it. It is generally produced in the electric furnace. In some China hot curved glass factory, the furnace is composed by 5-6 continuous bending furnace rooms, 11-13 working stations. It takes about a few minutes to get one piece of completed glass product. Most China hot curved glass suppliers use intermittent hot curved furnace which generally has only one room, heating, molding, annealing are all done in the room, the processing cycle takes several hours, which is suitable for the production of small quantities or large-sized glass. Hot curved glass price is decided by the producing request.
There is no connection port in the middle of the surface, so hot curved glass has a wonderful appearance. And it can be formed to various irregular curved shapes according to requirement, this is an advantage compare to curved tempered glass which can only be bent at standard arc radius.
Hot curve glass is mainly used for architectural interior and exterior decoration, lighting roof, sightseeing elevator, arched corridor, furniture, aquarium, wash basin, counter, ornaments and so on. Chinese constructional large-scale usage of it began in 1989, and increased year by year. According to statistics, there are more than 500 China hot curved glass manufactures enterprises with about 2000 glass furnaces, mainly for building and most of them are single-room furnaces. With the expansion of the home decoration market, the hot curve glass for furniture has also greatly increased. The market is unusually prosperous.