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Pilkington Spacia™: Revolutionary vacuum glazing | Pilkington

Pilkington Spacia™: Revolutionary vacuum glazing | Pilkington

Advanced Pilkington Spacia™ technology is the World’s first commercially available ‘Vacuum Glazing’. It provides a similar level of energy efficiency as modern double glazing, but in a unit that is typically only a quarter of the thickness. This brings a new degree of thermal performance to older buildings and opportunities for thin glazing in new …

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Benefits of Double Glazing and IGU

What Are The Benefits of Double Glazing and IGU

Double glazed windows offer a superior barrier to the temperature outside by having the advantage of being made up of two panes of glass which have been separated with either a layer of air or gas. The air or gas acts as a layer of protection that reduces conductivity. It is a form of insulation …

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CLEARSHADE™ IGU: ONE PRODUCT FOR DAYLIGHTING, SOLAR SHADING, USER COMFORT

Clearshade™ IGU: One product for daylighting, solar shading and user comfort

Panelite’s ClearShade™ high performance exterior glazing allows architects, engineers and building owners to meet daylighting, energy efficiency, user comfort and aesthetic goals in a single product. Most critical for energy efficiency and return on investment, ClearShade™ technology optimizes both daylighting and solar heat control, while most glazing solutions favor one of these goals at the expense of …

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Robotics Are Coming To North American Flat Glass Facilities

Robotics are entering the North American glass market at a faster rate than ever, driven by improvements in labor savings, quality, and productivity. In fact, Glass on Web reports that 79 percent of top business leaders in the U.S. say they plan to incorporate robotics in their processes by 2020. This topic was a major theme at 2018 …

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INTELLIGENT INSULATED GLASS PRODUCTION AT GLAS HERZOG

Glas Herzog: Intelligent Insulated Glass production

In 2006, the first online IG-production went into operation in Germany. The medium-sized company Glas Herzog was the first to connect an automatic sorting system directly to an insulated glass line. This resolved the contradiction “glass yield versus optimal production sequence” intelligently. Automatic line production makes manufacturing as efficient as possible at Glas Herzog. An …

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Sparklike customer Laurier talk about their processess

LAURIER, a third-generation family business, has developed their expertise in different glass products such as sealed units, heat-treated glass and decorative as well as laminated glass. During their over 65 years of existence, LAURIER has acquired an international reputation of excellence, based on their reliability by delivering quality products on schedule. In addition, they are continuously striving to improve their quality …

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Pilkington Planar™ Brings The Central Library In Tulsa, Oklahoma Into The 21st Century

Pilkington Planar™ Brings The Central Library In Tulsa, Oklahoma Into The 21st Century

When the City of Tulsa set out to renovate its 50-year-old Central Library building – one of its best-loved landmarks – it wanted to bring it up to date in every respect, aesthetically, energy-performance-wise and in terms of the visitor experience it offers. The brief was to modernise the building without losing its period character. …

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Next step in smart glass technology at Glasstec 2018 - Glaston

Next step in smart glass technology at Glasstec 2018 – Glaston

At Glasstec 2018, Glaston and Heliotrope unveiled the next step in smart glass evolution In late 2015, Glaston Corporation and Heliotrope Technologies Inc. joined forces with the goal to develop a dynamic glazing solution for mass market adoption at a competitive price. Over the course of the last 3 years, Heliotrope and Glaston have been …

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Vitro Architectural Glass introduces ACUITY Glass sample kit.

Vitro Architectural Glass introduces ACUITY Glass sample kit

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) announced that a new sample kit featuring Acuity™ low-iron glass is available at www.vitroglazings.com/acuity. The kit contains a pair of insulating glass units (IGUs) – one featuring Acuity glass with a SOLARBAN® 60 solar control, low-emissivity (low-e) coating and another with conventional clear glass and the same coating. A brochure complete with performance data and …

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BetweenGlassBlinds™ Achieves Internal Fire Door Certification

BetweenGlassBlinds™ units passed the BS EN 1634-1 internal door fire resistance test with flying colours, bringing reassurance to public sector and commercial projects. The integral shading and privacy glass unit specialist put its double glazed integrated blind units to the fire test, in both 44mm and 54mm timber doorsets, to achieve FD30 standards. Both doorsets, …

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