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| The objective of this study is to understand the response of laminated glass under high-rate bending in the laboratory at rates representative of blast loading.
| The redeveloped CME Center lobby is defined by a striking, wavelike 24’ tall glass façade.
| Robots are finding their way into the flat glass industry, improving not only process reliability but also product quality. But where exactly are they being used and what specific advantages do they offer?
| The present study investigates the loadbearing capacity of additive manufactured components composed of glass.
| Implementing quality controls and checkpoints during production and inspecting 100% of the tempering process, guarantees less rejections in the field converting into more profit.
| Glass tempering is a process that can be made in many ways to get tempered glass that meets the standards. The selected way is usually chosen by the operator and is almost always based on experience instead of science.
| An equivalent temperature difference model for engineering glass design
| The use of laminated glass with PVB and ionoplast interlayers not only offers improved safety but can also be designed to help mitigate security threats ranging from basic safety to burglary and forced entry resistance and even ballistic protection.
| This paper explains the most common types of visual distortion from the glass production process and considers a virtual prototyping approach.
| Investigations of different positions of the sphere and the satellite and their effect on stress distribution are studied. Both, experimental observations and computational FEM simulations are compared.
| This study experimentally investigated the strength behavior of toughened glass with cylindrical near-edge holes via photoelasticity and destroying four-point bending test.
| In this contribution, PVB interlayers for highly effective and low-surface coverage bird-friendly laminated safety glass will be described.
| In this paper, the Sandwich Theory of effective thickness is applied to the evaluation of multilaminate glass fin stability for in-plane flexure.
| Requirements, Implications, and Case Studies in the USA
| Laminating glass together with a PVB or ionoplast interlayer can help mitigate security threats that range from smash and grab burglary, forced entry, ballistics, to even bomb blast.
| A novel approach to generate a flat plate with enhanced stiffness has been identified. This approach is scalable, offering the potential for improved stiffness for both large-format glass and thin, chemically tempered glass.
| A way to determine the condition and functionality of a glass furnace is to measure the glass temperature as it exits the furnace.
| 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.