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BGT reference project - VoltAir, Berlin: weightless rooms for new work visions.
Argon concentration plays an important role in the performance of Insulating Glass Units (IGUs), impacting their insulation capabilities and energy efficiency.
Thermoseal Group customer Lutley Windows are revolutionising energy efficiency in social housing.
Thermoseal Group will showcase several products at Glasstec in Düsseldorf, including Thermobar and new hot-melt machinery.
The expansion will strengthen SAS' capability, while enabling Dow to provide an expanded portfolio of organic, hybrid and silicone sealants for insulating glass manufacturing
Discover the impact of Sparklike Handheld™ 3.0 in enhancing window manufacturing
Weekly updates on a range of subjects to help fabricators improve what they do while also building on to their bottom lines. Virtual Open Houses and Live Demos available for all lines for immediate access.
Thermoseal’s Sales Director Mark Hickox argues that the Future Homes and Buildings Standards were an opportunity missed, but are they just a red herring?
Sparklike's new customer case offers an intriguing look at how the latitude affects argon gas retention in IGUs. This is crucial for energy efficiency and thermal performance.
Integration of the latest technology of a PNM in an existing Lamination Line
The process of manufacturing insulating glass units (IGUs) is both intricate and fascinating, combining precision engineering with high-tech materials to create efficient, energy-saving windows.
Tailoring a unique spacer application approach for world-class insulating glass
During the 2024 FGIA Annual Conference, Aaron Blom, presented a session called “The Importance of Surface Preparation in Long-Term Performance of Coatings and Sealants.”
PGT Innovations is proud to announce the establishment of Triple Diamond GlassTM, a PGT Innovations company, marking a significant milestone in the organization’s strategic growth.

Articles

Robots are finding their way into the flat glass industry, improving not only process reliability but also product quality. But where exactly are they being used and what specific advantages do they offer?
The current paper compares experimental results obtained at different scales (from TAjoints to large scale 914mm by 1524mm) with the predictions of the analytical equations and FEA.
Modern free form glass architecture has become increasingly popular in the structural sealant glazing application, as demonstrated by many iconic building projects, such as Allianz tower in Milan.
This paper presents the initial results of a seismic study of silicone bonded glass curtain wall systems, combining both finite element analysis and experimental validation.
This paper seeks to understand the outstanding questions around the potential carbon consequences and benefits of using insulating glass units (IGU) in facades.
Read about Uwe Risle's presentation at Glass Performance Days 2023, "Thermoplastic spacer (TPS) - process requirements for optimal application"
A comparison between measured and declared values
This is the first video in Glaston's new #AskGlaston Insulating Glass Manufacturing Series.
In situ detection of product age and argon concentration as measure of the re-use potential of insulating glass units in buildings
The aim is to provide a theoretical basis for vacuum plate glazing laser sealing manufacturing.
A Review of Essential Requirements towards Standardization
This paper presents some of major outcomes of Finite Element (FE) numerical methods and simulations that have been explored in the framework of the GLASS-SHARD research project for glass windows and facades under explosion or soft-body impact.

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