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| This latest Glastory blog by Kalle Kaijanen is dealing with the processing of high-strength / structural laminates.
| Assembly and preparation of the laminated glass sandwich
| A new BIM tool processing IEQ data input for building management and energetic optimizations
| Within this research, two sets of real-scale laminated banister panels with the embedded connection were tested.
Examination of the Load-Bearing Behavior of a Bonded Edge Seal for Fluid-Filled Insulating Glass Units
| This paper presents a study on the development of a bonded edge seal for fluid-filled insulating glass units.
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| An Interlayer Material Study Towards Circular, Dry-Assembly, Interlocking Cast Glass Block Structures
Determination of the linear viscoelastic material behaviour of interlayers with semi-crystalline structures
| Determination of the linear viscoelastic material behaviour of interlayers with semi-crystalline structures shown by the example of a semi-crystalline ionomer
| The results of the classification of hail resistance classes for different materials for greenhouse enclosures are presented in this paper.
| In this research, the structural sealed façade structure with triple IGU was investigated and the effect of the thickness of ordinary and laminated glasses.
| When we look at glass lamination, there are 3 basic systems: Nip roller system, Vacuum bag system and Autoclave free system.
| This paper reviews the high-temperature behavior of a selected range of silicones used for sealing and bonding in construction.
| In the structural design of facade glazing, various types of loads such as dead weight, wind and climatic loads must be taken into account. In practice, however, there are many cases of damage that can be attributed to direct solar radiation.
| In the next session(s), Luc would like to take you through the 3 glass lamination processes in detail, going from glass and PVB requirements to design concepts.
| The main challenge in the design of the duplex façade was the high aesthetical performance that the façade had to meet.
Investigations on the Cold Bending Behaviour of a Double Glazing Unit with a Rigid Edge-Spacer Frame
| In this study, the bending process of specially-fabricated double glazing units (‘panels’) is investigated with a focus on a local instability phenomenon.
| In this paper, we present the development of an intrinsic parameter σQM characterizing the sensitivity of a coating (or configuration) to the quench marks.
| This work discusses the results from first feasibility investigations dealing with the choice of adhesive and identifying a suitable activation procedure for Fe-SMA strips adhesively bonded to glass elements.
| This paper presents work undergone for a set of four high-rise towers, featuring 11,136 unique cold-bentpanels, hundreds of which are pushed beyond 250mm.
| The paper presents the results of FEM analysis as well as tests performed on double glazed units including Sikasil® IG-25 secondary sealing joints and SikaGlaze® IG-5 PIB as primary seal.
Design Base for a Frameless Glass Structure Using Structural PVB Interlayers and Stainless-Steel Fittings
| The paper undertakes a review of basic interlayer stack data with regards to viscoelastic properties and adhesion, and the engineering hypotheses using recent preliminary fitting test results for various loading schemes.
Investigations on the execution and evaluation of the Pummel test for polyvinyl butyral based interlayers
| This paper shows different Pummel classifications that can currently be found on the market. Subsequently, approaches to the automatization and standardization of the execution and especially the evaluation of the Pummel test are shown.
| This paper sheds some light on the challenges to build with high performing glazing façade systems (originally called curtain wall systems) while efficiently utilising resources and reducing its manufacturing embodied carbon.
| This research revolves around the design, fabrication and testing of tubular glass columns, with particular focus on their redundancy and fire-safety mechanisms.