The Next Step in Hot End Inspection!

Hot End


Cortex Glass develops and sells innovative Hot End Inspection, Monitoring and Control systems for the container glass, pharmaceutical glass and C&P glass industry.

Our Hot End systems are equipped with interactive user friendly Touch Screen interfaces.

With our systems glass plants improve the production yield, improve the container quality, save energy, reduce waste, improve flexibility and can reduce the workforce.

Industry 4.0

/ Smart Factory

Our Hot End systems are fully oriented to Industry 4.0 / Smart Factory and provide real time process data which is stored in local or centralized database systems.



The GobWatch system automatically controls the gob weight, monitors the gob forming process and inspects glass gobs for inclusions.

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The ISWatch system inspects hot glass products with one, two or more infrared cameras, directly after the IS-Machine. The system delivers real time process data and rejects containers with for example bird-swings, fins and spikes.

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The TopWatch system monitors the position of hot glass products on the conveyor directly after the IS-Machine. The system rejects for example stuck ware and fallen ware.

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All systems can be connected to each other in order to share job data and measurement data.