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Investigation of color protection of laminated glass by UV-blocking interlayers for conservation application
| In this contribution, a long-lasting natural weather testing of several glass types, mostly LSG with different interlayer materials, and the effect of the different color patterns of paper and textile specimens are presented.
| This study experimentally investigated the strength behavior of toughened glass with cylindrical near-edge holes via photoelasticity and destroying four-point bending test.
| Correction of factor kₑ in EN1288-3
| This paper presents the initial results of a seismic study of silicone bonded glass curtain wall systems, combining both finite element analysis and experimental validation.
| In this contribution, PVB interlayers for highly effective and low-surface coverage bird-friendly laminated safety glass will be described.
| Comparisons with Prony series approach.
| In this paper, the Sandwich Theory of effective thickness is applied to the evaluation of multilaminate glass fin stability for in-plane flexure.
| Requirements, Implications, and Case Studies in the USA
| Laminating glass together with a PVB or ionoplast interlayer can help mitigate security threats that range from smash and grab burglary, forced entry, ballistics, to even bomb blast.
| A novel approach to generate a flat plate with enhanced stiffness has been identified. This approach is scalable, offering the potential for improved stiffness for both large-format glass and thin, chemically tempered glass.
| A way to determine the condition and functionality of a glass furnace is to measure the glass temperature as it exits the furnace.
| The new complete metrology scanner after furnace exit and its capabilities for furnace optimization and quality control.
| Glass is a brittle material. After the stress due to loading exceeds the resistance, a breakage occurs, and the glass is no longer intact.
| Spontaneous breakage of fully tempered glass in facades is under control today when the heat soak process according to EN 14179-1 (2006/2016) is rigorously carried out.
| Multilayer laminates are used to increase strength, redundancy and residual capacity, but some configurations can lead to catastrophic failures.
| ‘Levitation Ledges at the Summit of the One Vanderbilt (NYC)’
| New fire-resistant load-bearing glass beams are under development and examined within a joint research project between Hero-Fire GmbH, Taupitz GmbH & Co. KG and Technische Universität Dresden.
Vulnerability and Protection of Glass Windows and Facades under Blast: Experiments, Methods and Current Trends
| This paper presents a review on the state of art of analysis and design of glass window/facade system under blast loading, with evidence of available experimental outcomes, design methods and trends, open challenges.
| In this article, Mika gives our readers some expert advice on improving energy efficiency in safety glass manufacturing.
The Effects of the Large-Scale Factor on the Integrity Parameters of Monolithic Fire-Resistant Glass
| Glass structures are subject to high fire safety requirements. Two methods are employed in this work: experimental studies of small-sized and large-sized samples and simulations of heating glass structures.
Effect of Interlayer Materials on Fire Performance of Laminated Glass Used in High-Rise Building: Cone Calorimeter Testing
| This study delves into the critical aspects of fire safety in laminated glass.
| This study describes what to our knowledge is the first full scale fire resistance tests of Timber-Glass composites beams.
| A comparison between measured and declared values