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| This paper was first presented at GPD 2019 by Louis Moreau from AGNORA, Canada.
| In a glass tempering process, residual stresses to glass are made with heat treatment. The process includes heating and cooling, and they should be equal on both sides of the glass pane.
| In this article, the prestressing profile of chemically prestressed glass panes is investigated and two different measurement methods for recording surface compressive stress will be presented.
| Following a short overview outlining key design objectives, the fabrication process of an opaque composite glass panel is described in detail.
| The Correct Adaptation of IR Thermometers and Cameras to Different Applications
| As a manufacturer and supplier of monolithic, laminated and insulated glass panels, we often produce larger panels that must use heat-treated components, ionoplast interlayers and multi-layer assemblies.
| In the last years contentions about anisotropies among customers and manufacturers occurred when using glass products, such as heat-strengthened (HS) or fully tempered glass (FT).
| In this paper local heat transfer of impinging small jets on surface heat transfer and residual stresses is studied.
| The use of laminated safety glass instead of single glass sheets is especially important in order to mitigate the risks of potential post-breakage behaviour and thus for the fixation of glass fragments in case of damage to the glass.
| Safety standards are constantly rising in all possible areas in which glass is used or installed – which is the reason why lamination is also becoming increasingly important in the glass industry.
| Glass distortions may cause objects to appear irregular and out of focus when observed through a distorted glass panel.
| Modern architecture continues to produce ever more attractive and higher quality façade constructions.
| The New Hype in Top End Architecture – an Examination of Latest Product Developments and Projects
| A couple of years ago all started with the first measurement of anisotropies and edge stress as well as the detection of White Haze and other glass imperfections right after the furnace.
| Arup are consulting engineers for a series of recent projects involving curved glass: The High Roller observation wheel in Las Vegas and a revolving feature lift for the new Louis Vuitton townhouse in London.
| This blog post was written based on an interview with M.Sc. (Chem.) Santtu Jolkkonen, Sparklike's Service and Maintenance Manager, who has been working as technical support specialist for Sparklike over a decade.
| Learn about the first step we take in maintaining tempered glass quality standards.
| Although anisotropy is inevitable when heat treating glass a major breakthrough took place in the industry in 2016 by developing an on-line anisotropy visualisation equipment.
| Furnaces are currently inspected on a regular basis with thermal imaging sensors and other techniques that heavily rely on experience of the plant personnel.
| Design and structural performance of laminated glass in over-head glazing applications like canopies, skylights is very critical as it has an impact on the safety of occupants of a building and its maintenance workers.
| In the last few years, the production of insulating glazing units (IGU) evolved to develop composi-tions to obtain high thermal insulation performance: double glazing filled with Argon/Kripton gas, low-emission glazing, warm-edge spacers and triple glazing.
| Contact angle measurements using method based on B-spline snakes (active contours) were applied to investigate surface wettability properties of commercial soda-lime-silica float glass subjected to various surface preparation methods.
| Breakage patterns, residual stress, and fractured surfaces on tempered glasses are investigated to find the correlation among glass thickness, tempered level, and the number of fragments, particularly when the glass thickness is less than 4 mm.
| Glass industry standards in different countries require 24/7 quality control with the same specifications and fully automated analyses and following statistics.