These articles will cover following topics
How To Guide" we will make science of this what is normally an "art". The guide will show how to calculate and pick an optimal hinge line.
This "How To Guide" will discuss the various methods used to develop the flat cut pattern for a bent glass part. This includes manual production from a model or tooling, from drawings, using a CAD sheet metal package and a manual CAD method that can be used with just about any 3D CAD software.
In order to work with glass and understand the processes, it is required to know about unique glass material properties. In this technical article we will review these unique properties that are not often recognized or discussed in public forums and yet, still are of high importance.