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| Anisotropy is the term used in the façade industry to describe the manifestation of patterns and colourful areas in heat-treated glass under certain light and viewing conditions.
| This research investigates the potential of glass as a new design tool to highlight and safeguard our historic structures.
| In this work, a combined Voronoi and finite-discrete element method (FDEM) approach for reconstructing the post-fracture model of laminated glass (LG) was proposed.
| This study forms part of a wider research programme that aims to better address the end-of-life challenges and opportunities in façade design for re-use.
| Sustainability and the circular economy are increasingly influencing work and production processes in glass manufacturing, too.
| What is your vision of the future? What role will glass play in your vision?
| 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).
| Multiple glass options offer customized ways to suit different building needs.
| Differently from traditional structural materials, the structural behaviour of laminated glasses exhibits some anomalies due to the difference in the stressstrain laws of their components: glass is a brittle material, while PVB and SGP are…
| Contact angle measurements using method based on B-spline snakes (active contours) were applied to investigate surface wettability properties of commercial soda-lime-silica float glass subjected to various surface preparation methods.
| Will glass break if window film is installed to glazing?
| Glass is the dominant building material in modern architecture.
| To celebrate the 225th anniversary of Italys famous Nardini Distilleries, the Nardini family - who still owns and runs the company - treated themselves to an architectural work of art, erecting a stunning glass creation designed by Massimiliano…