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New ribbon-wrapped Olympic speed skating arena is cool as ice thanks to SentryGlas® ionoplast interlayer from Trosifol
Forel "High Tech" IG Line is the result of over 45 years of know-how in IG processing machinery.
The delivery of a small kilns or a complex one makes no difference for RCN Solutions because the company has offered tailor-made products for its clients for a long time.
How can automation help glass and fenestration fabricators meet growing demand?
Adelio Lattuada will exhibit @ booth #1547 at the 2021 edition of GlassBuild America.
In August 2020, the German glass plant manufacturer HORN® Glass Industries AG announced that with its new subsidiary in Brazil, the company is expanding its local availability in South America.
British Glass, the representative body for the UK glass industry, has joined over 40 companies in signing an open letter to government on the importance of linking the new UK Emissions Trading System (ETS) with the EU’s.
The significant attendance to the Glass For Europe workshop on taxonomy shows the issue is of high concern to the flat glass industry.
Certass is creating a live forum at the Installer Support Hub on Stand H40 at FiT Show 2021 in September.
The role of Forel Service Manager has been assumed by Eng. Stefano Toninato.
CO2 efficiency and protection against climate consequences with sustainable windows and building elements
HEGLA-HANIC is now member of the umati community.
KellGlass has just installed its first Glaston RC Series furnace last month.
The Glass Manufacturers’ Educational Trust is the primary UK charity in relation to education within the field of glass. Applications for funding are now open to all parties interested in glass education.
FENEX will unite the global window, door, conservatory and glazing industry in a show stopping world exhibition in Las Vegas!
Polish Glass Manufacturers’ Federation, the national association of the Polish glass industry, is a new national partner of Glass for Europe.

Articles

Sustainability and the circular economy are increasingly influencing work and production processes in glass manufacturing, too.
Some practical tips on how you can well maintain your laminating line and extend its longevity.
Computer scientists develop a design tool that opens up the use of a cost-efficient technology for curved glass panels. The tool is based on a deep neural network and allows for the free-form design of beautiful glass façades.
Glaston is working hard to make tempering furnaces more automated.
What is your vision of the future? What role will glass play in your vision?
Held in Düsseldorf from 15 to 18 June 2021 glasstec will pick up on the latest glass trends related to shapes, formats and structures.
The new LiSEC glass edge deletion machines are equipped with improved sensor technology. This measures with greater precision and therefore guarantees constantly high finishing quality of the glass edges.
Digitalisation is not only something for start-ups or major enterprises. It applies just as naturally to many skilled trade businesses.
That’s an excellent question! It really is true that SentryGlass is more difficult to laminate in many aspects than standard PVB. But if we first think of what SentryGlass has been designed for, it is to give structural strength to the laminate.
It is a very known behavior that the glass fragmentation depends on where you break the glass.
In this paper we will look at the potential of what is now a commonly used component in facade design - a load-bearing glass wall panel.
The “One Single Model” approach rises as the best tool to manage complex buildings through the different engineering branches.

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