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| Held in Düsseldorf from 15 to 18 June 2021 glasstec will pick up on the latest glass trends related to shapes, formats and structures.
| Digitalisation is not only something for start-ups or major enterprises. It applies just as naturally to many skilled trade businesses.
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| For over four thousand years, the lustrous, hard, and inert characteristics of glass have made it one of the world’s most desirable and frequently used building materials.
| ​​​​​​​In the 1950s the flat glass industry had two separate products and sub-industries: plate glass and sheet glass. Float glass merged these two industries.
| In a flat glass laminating oven, glass-film sandwiches are located on rotating rollers and conveyed through a heating chamber in a continuous flow.
| 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).
| As a modern society, we’re spending about 90% of our time indoors – at home, in offices or commuting. How is it possible to get access to daylight, when we can’t naturally be outside? By making buildings more transparent.
| The use of renewable energies will play a role at “glasstec 2020” as well as at its special show “glass technology live” held in Düsseldorf from 20 to 23 October 2020.
| When we speak about technological progress in mechanical engineering in general terms, conversations often revolve around Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
| The combination of the double-skin concept with unitized systems made current typologies of double glazed units possible.
| Three-dimensional formed glass products, manufactured from flat glass, are experiencing rapidly growing demand.
| Re-thinking the life-cycle of architectural glass brings together recent research into the economic, technical, environmental and logistical viability of closed-loop construction glass recycling.
| Best Practices in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan and the Philippines.
| The construction typology of the curtain wall arose with Joseph Paxton’s Crystal Palace and accelerated in the 20th century.
| The functionality of glass goes far beyond the proven basic properties of this transparent material.
| This year the special show will address the four focal themes Interactive Façades/Display Glass, Energy and Performance, Structural Glass and New Technologies.
| Presented below are some of the special challenges facing the skilled glass-processing trades: many products are becoming smarter.
| Current product trends and innovations in production will be presented by manufacturers at glasstec 2018.
| At glasstec 2018 in Düsseldorf exhibitors will present intriguing developments in the display glass segment. This theme is also addressed in a very special way by the expert conference “Function meets Glass” on 22 and 23 October.
| XXL glasses expand the scope for design in architecture: view and admire at glasstec 2018 in Düsseldorf from 23 to 26 October 2018
| Glass is enhanced with added functions to form an integral part of the building network. We are still in the early stages of development.
| Many exhibitors at glasstec 2018 in Düsseldorf will focus on the theme of Industry 4.0 and exhibit interesting developments.