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| End-of-life insulating glass units (IGUs) continue to follow a linear, wasteful path from renovation and demolition sites into landfills or low-value recycling.
| This paper offers an in-depth exploration of EVA-based encapsulants, which are widely used in the photovoltaic industry but also have potential for specific architectural glass applications.
| Within ongoing research at the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague, a set of real-scale insulating glass panels with embedded laminated point connections was tested.
| Glass units are in demand in structural applications, however, the strength is challenging to predict.
The Effect of Welding Speed on the Micromorphology and Mechanical Properties of Laser-Sealed Vacuum Flat Glazing Joints
| The aim is to provide a theoretical basis for vacuum plate glazing laser sealing manufacturing.
| The impact of building glass breakage on personnel injury was considered in this model.
Investigation of thermal and electrical performances of a combined semi-transparent PV-vacuum glazing
| In this work, thermal and electrical performances of a multicrystalline silicon based PV-vacuum glazing were characterised using indoor test cell.
| This text looks at the two systems of vertical and horizontal hot boxes, as well as the laminating cycles for PVB and EVA. It also compares the process to an autoclave PVB laminating process.
| The new World Trade Center site was rebuilt after 9/11 comprising seven mayor skyscrapers around the memorial site and the 9/11 museum.
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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.
| Laminating glass is a process that requires precision and safety. In order to ensure that the glass is laminated safely and to a high standard, special cleanroom requirements must be met. This includes air pressure, clothing, static charges, and cleaning protocols.
| 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.
| In this research, the structural sealed façade structure with triple IGU was investigated and the effect of the thickness of ordinary and laminated glasses.
| 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.