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| The new complete metrology scanner after furnace exit and its capabilities for furnace optimization and quality control.
| The authors present results achieved in a roll-to-roll deposition process of vanadium oxide on flexible glass of 0.1 mm thickness.
| Curved glass is fundamental in advanced architecture which incorporates a magnitude of glass with organic forms throughout these cutting-edge design structures.
| In the latest Glastory blog post, Antti Aronen analyzes the transformative potential of automated glass tempering.
| 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.
| Identification and optimisation of cutting process parameters
| This paper describes the lessons learned when using structural glass to carry out a canopy design integrated into a new façade.
| 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.
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Unlocking energy efficiency potential: vacuum-insulated glazing for sustainable buildings - Glastory
| Read more about Antti Aronen's presentation at Glass Performance Days (GPD) 2023, "An enhanced model of thermomechanical loading on a Vacuum Insulated Glazing".
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 the new Glastory post by Matthias Loppacher, we explore the evolving landscape of automotive glazing and display processing – and discuss strategies for keeping up with the changes.
| The main objective of this paper was to assess the performance of a new WFG-unitized facade as a high-performance envelope with dynamic thermal properties.
| This paper presents an approach to the estimation of a window shape for increasing the adaptability of glass façade-cleaning robots to different buildings.
| In the latest Glastory blog post, Antti Aronen introduces how the complexity of automotive windshields and sunroofs has significantly increased with evolving modern car designs.
| Christoph Timm, Principal at SOM New York, shared insights on decarbonizing the built environment and the evolving landscape of sustainable construction.
Seismic assessment and finite element modeling of traditional vs innovative point fixed glass facade systems
| This paper aims to assess the seismic performance of glazed facade systems, widely adopted in modern buildings, focusing on point fixed glass facade systems (PFGFSs), also referred to as “spider glazing”.
| In this paper, the attention is given to a glass facade built in 1962 and currently subjected to accidental bird-strike.
| This paper reports on the spectrophotometric characterization of glazings transmittance for the study of components of a modular façade system and its suitability for the climate of Portugal.
| The latest Glastory blog presents how to overcome interlayer temperature hurdles in laminated glass processing with the prediction method. More of the presentation by Mikko Rantala at GPD 2023.
| The idea was realized in a collaborative research effort of TU Berlin, BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg and Josef Gartner GmbH that resulted in a full-scale mock-up of a Double‑Skin Facade.
| This study investigates the structural behavior of adhesive bonds of glass and metal using thin, structural silicones in heavily constrained applications.
| The current paper explores how digital techniques can be used in the design and manufacturing of an innovative composite façade panel consisting of an additively manufactured polymer core and adhesively bonded thin glass outer sheets.