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| This paper presents some of major outcomes of Finite Element (FE) numerical methods and simulations that have been explored in the framework of the GLASS-SHARD research project for glass windows and facades under explosion or soft-body impact.
| In this third episode of the #AskGlaston flat tempering series, Taneli Ylinen deals with the commonly asked question of how to handle the issues with mixed production.
| The bridging behavior between fragments is one vital factor in the post-fracture stage of glass laminates.
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Influence of Elevated Temperature on the Mechanical Properties of Transparent Adhesive Glass-Glass Joints
| The paper is focused on experimental testing of glass-to-glass connection using transparent adhesives.
| This latest Glastory blog by Kalle Kaijanen is dealing with the processing of high-strength / structural laminates.
| 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.
| An Interlayer Material Study Towards Circular, Dry-Assembly, Interlocking Cast Glass Block Structures
| The results of the classification of hail resistance classes for different materials for greenhouse enclosures are presented in this paper.
| This study aims to develop a non-contact stage-wise scanning method to extract 3D damage characteristics on glass surface, which can further facilitate the investigation into the associated influences on the flexural strength of glass.
| Color Depth is a material-based research project investigating the optical and structural properties of thick glass.
| 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.
| 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.
| As a contribution to assessing the feasibility of strengthening glass elements with adhesively bonded Fe-SMA strips, this paper focuses on the bond behavior of glass-to-Fe-SMA lap-shear joints based on numerical investigations.
| In recent years, there has been a significant progress demonstrated in both the R&D and industrialisation of novel BIPV products, materials, and also the window-integrated PV (WIPV) solar window systems.
| 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 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.