Insulating Glass Technology

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The following specialist article discusses insulating glass production and the different methods for quality control for double and triple glazed insulating glass units.
PRESS GLASS announced that three new products had been added to the warm edge spacer bar range.
Hartung Glass Industries is proud to announce the opening of its new, dedicated commercial insulating glass fabrication plant.
Finstral has now found a key component for its perfect window: the warm edge spacer bars from SWISSPACER.
A project between Bystronic glass and Fraunhofer ISE.
At BAU 2017 Ensinger has presented a new, highly insulating profile for windows, doors and façades.
Contemporary façade glass elements not only enable bright and light-flooded rooms, but also reveal a breathtaking view of the mountain landscape.
insulbar was awarded the Cradle to Cradle Material Health Certificate for its sustainability. The plastic profile provides thermal separation in metal frames of windows, doors and facades, thus increasing the energy efficiency of buildings.
Fenzi group’s full range of new products at the international exhibition of building systems and interior design, at Crocus Expo IEC in Russia on 28-31 March 2017.
GQA Assessors are invited to learn about the benefits of TruFit®, expanding foam edge tape from Edgetech UK, at a special GQA CPD event on 19 April 2017.
Spectus customers now have more choices than ever in triple glazing solutions, with the launch of a new bead to accommodate 36mm glazing for its popular Elite 70 system.
We are now offering a free trial of Thermoflex Warm Edge Spacer, giving potential customers the opportunity to sample the UK’s highest performance flexible spacer with a lowest thermal conductivity rating of 0.135W/mK.
Sika will showcase our full line of Commercial and Residential Flat Glass silicone and polyurethane sealants and adhesives at this year’s show.
Scenes of joy on the SWISSPACER stand: At the BAU trade fair, the Swiss innovation leader in the area of warm edge spacer bars was presented with the component award from the Passivhaus Institute Darmstadt (PHI).
Gardo® Seal 1999 allows the process to run at lower temperatures and shorter treatment times without compromising the appearance and quality of the surface finish.
Vitro Architectural Glass announced that its Intercept® stainless steel spacer system is a key component in a Crystal Window & Door Systems product that won a 2016 Readers’ Choice Award from USGlass magazine.
The video, which debuted at the 2017 GANA BEC Conference, visually guides viewers through the JEB 3Seal spacer’s assembly process.
Designed for the demand of commercial glazing, the JEB 3SEAL insulating glass spacer system is made from structural thermoset silicone with integral 3A desiccant.
Dr.-Ing. Benjamin Krick of the Passive House Institute, with Managing Director Joachim Stoss and authorised signatory Johannes von Wenserski of Edgetech Europe GmbH upon receiving the Component Award.

Articles

When it comes to glazing your self-build, extension, or renovation project, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by choice.
Case Study: I.R.C.C. (Institute for Research and Treatment of Cancer)
Condensation, and in very cold scenarios, ice can form on the external pane of some modern glass units.
Triple glazing is essentially the same as double glazing, except it is constructed with 3 panes of glass, creating 2 sealed air cavities.
sedak GmbH & Co.KG, Germany, operates the largest insulating glass line in the world – about extraordinary glass processing and the role of LiSEC.
LiSEC is the pioneer in terms of the development and production of production lines for large-scale insulating glasses – incl. interview with Hannes Spiss, facade engineer at Arup, Büro für Bautechnik (office for construction technology)
Skaala was founded in 1956 as a one-man company. The father of the two current owners, Hannu and Markku Hautanen, was a carpenter and already in those days, he processed glass while repairing doors and windows.
glassonweb.com contacted the major players in the flat glass industry, asking for their statements regarding the Brexit vote results and how they see it affecting the near future of the European glass and construction markets.
Cost cutting, it is often said, is difficult in glass production and processing as this sector is characterised by manual processes.
In August 2013, the LiSEC development team started a major project with the mission: redesign of the tempering furnaces in order to save manufacturing costs and at the same time increase the process reliability. Result: the AEROFLAT.
A desire for more thermally efficient glazing systems has led the development of new proprietary triple and even quadruple glazed insulated glazing units (IGUs) to be used in some buildings.
Internorm is the market leader in Austria as a manufacturer of high-quality window systems and doors and the leading window brand in Europe.

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