The Next Step in Hot End Inspection!

Hot End

Inspection, Process Monitoring and Automatic Control

Cortex Glass develops and sells innovative Hot End systems for Defect Inspection, Process Monitoring and Closed Loop Automatic Control. Our systems are used in the container, pharmaceutical, perfume, cosmetics and tableware glass industries.

With our systems the complete Hot End process can be monitored, optimized and automatically controlled. A stable Hot End process with an improved production yield and improved product quality is the result. Furthermore, by automatically controlling the Hot End process the dependency of workers and glass experts at the hot end can be reduced.

All Cortex Glass systems are equipped with easy to use, state of the art Touch Screen user interfaces.



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



The BlankWatch camera system measures temperatures like the blank mold temperature, plunger temperature, neck ring temperature and much more. Read more..



The TopWatch system measures the X and Y position and rotation angle of hot glass products on the conveyor directly after the IS-Machine. The system rejects stuck ware, fallen ware and many more. Read more..



The ISWatch infrared camera system measures the glass distribution and inspects each hot glass product for critical defects like bird-swings and fins directly after the IS-Machine. Read more..

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 an accessible database.


Hot End Monitoring and Control

All Cortex Glass systems integrate seamlessly with each other creating an easy to use hot end solution for automatic control.