Bent and tempered glass has long been of great interest to the market. The process of creating high-quality tempered bent glass has evolved over the years.
Do you still spend precious time doing the meticulous task of manually counting glass cullets for a glass fragmentation test? Or maybe your modern counting tool is not exactly the gold standard? If so, we have some good news for you!
Irregularities in the glass, which are visible under certain lighting conditions and interfere with the overall impression of a pane – anisotropies – occur when glass is tempered.
Research deals with the effect of using color in aesthetic taste of architectural interfaces as one of the most important problems affecting the architectural form.
This paper explores the flexural strength of recycled cast glass—a property relevant to the engineering practice.
The latest Glastory blog is dealing with the newest trends coming to the bus glass market - how the cut-outs, digital and screen printing, larger surfaces and thinner glass to reduce weight and fuel consumption is challenging the glass processing.
An Initial Study Towards Optimized Structural Assessment of Glass Components
Constructions at exceptional locations are often challenging but worth one’s while. Extreme boundary conditions and sophisticated demands of the client have to be considered.
The latest Glastory post is dealing with the trends in automotive display glass processing.
In the European Union, Member States are allowed to set minimum performance requirements to construction products available on their market.
In this blog post, we look at trends in the sunroof and windshield business today and how glass processors can prepare for them.
A clean, safe and sustainable source of energy, solar continues to power the world at a faster pace than ever before.
Unitised Façade System Designed with a Highly Transparent Façade of Low G-value Combined with Blast Requirements
For years and years research, development and discussions have been made on the safety of glass structures.
Building code requirements for wind-borne debris protection have been in existence since the mid- 1990s, and as a result, many glazing systems have been tested and certified to these performance requirements.
For nearly 50 years, glass has been used as structural elements in glass fin applications. These applications include interior and exterior projects, supporting facades, canopies, storefronts, curtain walls and skylights.
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.
Originally developed for glazing in hurricane zones, SentryGlas® ionoplast interlayers are significantly stiffer than standard PVBs such as Butacite®.
Post breakage strength of glass is still an unknown area as analytical models for this are inconclusive so far and thus destructive testing is the only reliable solution.
This article is dedicated to dynamic glazing in the façade. This is an update of the articles on smart products in the façade I and II published in March 2019 and May 2020.
Connecting glass with heat bonds is a way to create all-transparent glass structures. Two methods have been researched in theory and practice, glass welding, through local heating, and glass fusion through global heating.
This research investigates the potential of glass as a new design tool to highlight and safeguard our historic structures.
This paper focuses on the geometric optimization of the free-form gridshell towards planar quad glass units.
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UNStudio made a beautiful design for the C&A building with a lots of glass elements to connect with the buildings around.
The Swiss society of engineers and architects (SIA) initiated a structural glass standard committee with the task to develop a Swiss glass design standard.