Automotive glass bending

automotive glass bending
To enable the production of high-quality windshields, backlites, sidelites and rooftops, tooling needs to be equipped with resilient, soft, high temperature resistant materials to prevent the tempered and laminated glass from being scratched or damaged. Selection of the right materials depends on your furnace, the glass to be produced, the product lifetime and the optics to be achieved.
Bekaert offers an extensive portfolio of cloths, woven fabrics, tapes, sleeves, ropes, as well as felt and quench products to cover molds, rollers, press rings, quench rings etc. Solutions customized to your specific needs are possible, thanks to our in-depth application knowledge.

Our products handle gradually increasing temperatures up to 700°C and even higher. They display excellent corrosion resistance and enable the production of automotive glass with the highest optical quality under the toughest bending conditions.
By relying on Bekaert, you not only get a high quality product, you get a partner with decades of experience who can help you create the most efficient solution for your process.


High heat resistance

Up to 700°C and higher.

Long lifetime

Products can be selected for their product run size, reusability and volume.

High optics

The selection of the right product and the optimal processing parameters ensure that OEM specifications are reached.


Compatible with ADAS (Head-up display and cameras).


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