Designing Safely With Glass

Gallery

This gallery contains 1 photo.


Here’s an interesting article by Rick De La Guardia on how to design safely with glass for today’s threats. This article was featured in US Glass Magazine. (Click on the article image to read more and download the entire edition) … Continue reading

Insulated Glass Units

Gallery

This gallery contains 2 photos.


Insulated glass unit (IGU), also known as Double glazed unit (DGU) consists of two glass panes separated by dry air with an aluminum spacer. IGU has been in use in many countries since 1960s, except in the middle-east and Asia, … Continue reading

Laminated Glass Basics

Gallery

This gallery contains 5 photos.


Laminated glass is made by sandwiching Poly vinyl butryl (PVB) sheet in between two pieces of glass. Laminated glass offers more safety because when the glass breaks, it keeps sticking on to the PVB sheet in the middle. Apart from … Continue reading

Glass Tempering or Toughening Process

Gallery

This gallery contains 3 photos.


Annealed float glass when breaks is a safety hazard, just because it breaks into sharp pieces and can injure. Imagine, if an annealed glass applied to a window in the 6th floor of a building, and if it breaks by … Continue reading