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Breakage Testing for Laminated Glass Applications

Design and structural performance of laminated glass in over-head glazing applications like canopies, skylights is very critical as it has an impact on the safety of occupants of a building and its maintenance workers. For such applications post breakage strength of laminated glass construction is of utmost importance...

Hotlineglass GmbH Will Rely on SentryGlas® Xtra™ Ionoplast Interlayers

The advantages are convincing: thinner and lighter glass, better edge stability and higher residual load capacity In the future, Hotlineglass will rely on SentryGlas® Xtra™ Ionoplast interlayers for special applications  Hotlineglass GmbH, based in Aachen, Germany, is one of the innovation leaders for heatable...

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 Grand Canyon West’s Eagle Point in northwestern Arizona. The Grand Canyon is a destination for millions of travelers worldwide. Now visitors can step...

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 Radisson Blu hotel in Frankfurt. The event, which showcased sustainable innovations and challenges in the construction industry pertaining to the building envelope, also displayed...

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 either bear greater loads or – at the same load – can be reduced in glass thickness without compromising safety. STIFFNESS AND ELASTIC...

Designing Impact Glazing to Meet Tornado Performance Standards

Building code requirements for wind-borne debris protection have been in existence since the mid- 1990s, and as a result, many glazing systems have been tested and certified to these performance requirements. The performance requirements for tornado mitigation are less familiar, but interest has grown over the years...

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Made with SentryGlas®

Stunning six-string edifice strikes a chord on Hollywood, Florida skyline thanks to SentryGlas® – both inside and out. Casinos are renowned for pushing the envelope in terms of building design and the new Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Florida is no exception. Based around a 12.2 m (40 ft) diameter glass...