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glasstec UPDATE – Program 26 November

The Second Day of the glasstec UPDATE Conference 2021 is About to Start. At 10.00 a.m. Prof. Dr.-Ing Ulrich Knaack, Institute head, Institute for Structural...

Glass Projects

Science Meets Nature High Above the Grand Canyon – Trosifol

An inspired blend of creative architecture, engineering, and technology combined with innovative building materials led to the creation of a magnificent new Skywalk at...

Guardian Glass Project: La Seine Musicale

Four different types of Guardian SunGuard® coated glass help to create a stunning, energy- efficient glass façade for the recently opened La Seine Musicale...
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Glass Cutting

LiSEC Highlight Interviews / Glass Loading and Glass Cutting

In today's video, LiSEC's experts present you some highlights of the LiSEC glass loading and glass cutting systems. https://youtu.be/_ZuYObjvPbw

BOLD Laser Automation: Thin Glass Laser Cutting

Obviously, glass fabricators want access to the latest thin glass laser cutting technologies to enable current and future product development within the marketplace. Having access...

Acristalamientos Vinuesa Bets Again on TUROMAS

TUROMAS talked to Felipe Parra, director of ACRISTALAMIENTOS VINUESA, about his business, his objective and the development of the Spanish market.

Hegla Shop Floor Assistant: Digital support for staff

More often than not, it’s the minor activities and extra jobs on the side that take up staff time and inhibit productivity.

Hegla UK relocated to new address

Hegla UK, has now relocated to new premises as part of a larger expansion programme. Since the mutually agreeable separation with Bystronic glass UK at...

Articles

LiSEC LONGLIFE: How older systems can deliver optimum edging quality

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.

Insulating Glass

Thermoseal Group Wins Spacer Bar Manufacturer of the Year for the 2nd Year in a Row!

Thermoseal Group, the UK’s leading manufacturer of warm edge spacer systems and distributor of over 2,500 insulated glass (IG) components, has been named ‘Spacer...

Complex Curved Storefront: The Looking Glass

This article focusses on the special glass part of the façade that covers both the ground floor as well as the first floor with a total height of 8.5 m and width of 6.5 m.

Fenzi Group at Mir Stekla 2021

The Fenzi Group will present its latest technologies to the key players in the sector meeting in Moscow from 22 to 25 March 2021.

Fenzi Group’s Molver obtains CEKAL certification

CEKAL certified quality for the Fenzi range of molecular sieves for high performance insulating glass units.

Windows Replacement in National Recovery Plan

Windows replacement ticks all the boxes of the recovery fund: relaunching the economy in a sector deeply impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, creating jobs, delivering energy efficiency e CO2 cuts, improving EU citizen lives (e.g. energy poverty). Member States should be encouraged to allocate part of the Recovery Fund to finance building renovation and window replacement.

Articles

The Benefits of Glass for Construction and Hygiene Protection

Glass can be cleaned easily with non-abrasive (and often antibacterial) cleaners, which is another reason why glass has helped us through many unfortunate public health events like epidemics and pandemics.

Glass Processing

Dip-Tech and TRIULZI Join Forces Providing Customized Washers for the Flat Glass Industry

Dip-Tech and TRIULZI are pleased to announce their new partnership. Dip-Tech, the digital ceramic glass printing business unit of Ferro, and TRIULZI, leader in the...

Q4Glass Chooses Forel For Glass Edge Processing

In their path for a always higher technology, Q4Glass choose Forel as a supplier for the vertical processing machinery. The Polish company Q4Glass was born...

Glass Coloring and Best Tricks

Love color and glass? Fire up your imagination! Our Vanceva® color system gives you more than 17,000 colors! Here are our best tricks and tips to make your project glow.

Glass Art in the Context of Architecture

In the heart of London „22 Bishopsgate“ soars 278 meters into the sky. Consist of 149 laminates in total, colorfully designed by Alexander Beleschenko.

UK Government spearheads £54m Investment to Revive Merseyside’s Historic Glass Industry

The Liverpool City Region will benefit from £54 million investment to revitalise its glass industry and support the region’s economic recovery.

Articles

What is Bird Friendly Glass?

According to the American Bird Conservancy (ABC), glass collisions claim the lives of up to a billion birds annually in the U.S.

Glass Tempering

Glaston’s CHAMP 25 Helps Paragon Meet Growing Demands

Automation opens door to greater capacity. “When we saw the CHAMP 25 line a few years ago, we knew this was the future we should...

Optris: New Glass Inspection System For Glass Tempering Furnaces

With the GIS 640 R from Optris, temperature differences during glass hardening processes can be quickly detected, thus avoiding rejects. The physical properties of flat...

SATINAL – TK launches European Center of Excellence in Chemical Tempering

Satinal launches the most advanced technology learning hub for the chemical tempering & glass lamination industry. The concept of European Center of Excellence is the...

Mappi Appointed Glassmak as New Representative for the Polish Market

We are pleased to announce that Glassmak in the person of Mr. Adam Makarowski had been appointed the new Mappi representative in Poland. This means...

Mappi and Tecnoglass: a story made of a shared passion for excellence

At the center of the Tecnoglass manufacturing process is the tempering furnace Mappi Ats 4.0 2500x5000 The history of Tecnoglass begins in 1963. Year after...

Articles

How Low-E glass works

Glass is one of the most popular and versatile building materials used today, due in part to its constantly improving solar and thermal performance....

Laminated Glass

Kuraray: Face to Face with Industry Leaders

The recent 83rd Edition ZAK conference, held November the 4th was well attended and proved to be highly informative for all those at the...

R.C.N. Solutions: Special Understanding Brings Special Cooperation

Some years ago, during an international exibition RCN Solutions had the honour to meet an important Japanese company offering their assistance as representative. At that...

Physical Properties of SentryGlas® and Butacite®

Originally developed for glazing in hurricane zones, SentryGlas® ionoplast interlayers are significantly stiffer than standard PVBs such as Butacite®. As a result, the laminate can...

Enhanced Effective Thickness Method for Cantilevered Laminated Glass Balustrades

Cantilevered laminated glass balustrades supported by bearing in continuous base shoes are among the most ordinary applications of structural glass.

Wireless Powering for Glass Laminated Functionalities

A safe, high efficiency, small size wireless power transfer system with extremely thin power receiver capable of supplying electric inside glass laminates.

Articles

Glass Design in Switzerland

The Swiss society of engineers and architects (SIA) initiated a structural glass standard committee with the task to develop a Swiss glass design standard. Source: Challenging...

Float Glass

Şişecam to Become World’s Largest Soda Ash Producers

A Game-Changing Strategic Plan: Şişecam and Ciner Group will invest 4 Billion USD in the US Soda Ash Producers Şişecam and Ciner Group, Turkish-origin global...

Şişecam and Ciner Group Will Invest 4 Billion USD in the US Soda Ash Industry

Şişecam and Ciner Group, Turkish-origin global companies are putting a game-changing investment plan into action in the United States. The partners will co-invest 4 Billion...

HORN® To Rebuild Furnace For Taiwan Tobacco & Liquor Corporation

Taiwan Tobacco & Liquor Corporation is the leading and largest tobacco and liquor company in Taiwan. The company has started construction of a new...

Şişecam To Found A Global Joint Venture With Biotechnology Company 7CBasalia

Şişecam aims to disseminate Basalia Technology globally as a game-changing solution for sustainability A global player in glass and chemicals, Şişecam announced plans to invest...

VDMA: Recycling Glass – Circular Economy with Potential

Sustainability and the circular economy are increasingly influencing work and production processes in glass manufacturing, too.

Articles

Devil’s Detail: Fire-Rated Glass

The main goal of all fire-rated glass is to compartmentalize fire to enable safe exit. It is most commonly used around egress areas, property line walls, stairwells, and points of exit.

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