Latest Articles in Fabrication

  • *From May 6, 2014, to press time, June 7, 2014
    School to Replace Glass with Metal Panels after FailureA glass panel fractured and fell from the atrium at Rogue Community College Higher Education Center in Medford, Ore, covering furniture and hitting two students. School officials plan to remove all of the glass panels lining the atrium and replace them with metal panels, according to the Mail Tribune.J.E. Berkowitz to Add Space, Capabilities...
  • What are the most exciting innovations that have come out of the glass industry in the last few years?
    CommercialRick Nelson, president, Northwestern Industries“With the changes in energy codes, it has created some interesting challenges to all the glass manufacturers to develop new products. Before all the new coatings became available the only way to meet solar control was making the glass darker or more reflective. Today everyone wants to increase the solar control and at the same time also...
  • The basics: Orchestra Hall, home of the Minnesota Orchestra in Minneapolis, originally opened in 1974 and received a major renovation completed in July 2013. The renovation includes a new all-glass curtain wall, the majority of which incorporates 23,400 square feet of conventionally glazed aluminum pressure-wall system. While this system is specifically engineered for the required high-span...
  • A look at the glass and glazing industry products on display in Chicago
    View some of the glass industry products on the show floor during AIA 2014 in the following photo galleries:AIA 2014, Gallery 1: Products from LaCantina Doors, IBP Glass Floor Systems, PPG, KLEIN, C.R. Laurence, AGNORA, Rockwood, Walker Glass and KawneerAIA 2014, Gallery 2: Products from Major Industries, Kolbe, Custom Window by Wausau, Pella/EFCO, PEMKO, NanaWall, Sedak and Linetec Video from...
  • The basics: More than 400 tons of one-inch-thick double-paned plate glass make up the Glass Labyrinth, a sculpture by legendary artist Robert Morris, which was built to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Donald J. Hall Sculpture Park at the Nelson-Atkins Museum in Kansas City, Mo. The 62-foot by 62-foot by 62-foot, 7-foot-tall clear glass labyrinth is comprised of 53 pieces of large glass...
  • Pella EFCO Commercial Solutions' Envelope Analysis
    Pella Corporation, www.pellaefcosolutions.comPella EFCO Commercial Solutions launched an innovative Envelope Analysis service supported by a new software tool, co-developed with The Weidt Group, twgi.com. According to David Eijadi, principal in charge of Energy for The Weidt Group, “The Envelope Analysis portal leverages DOE2 from the Department of Energy, one of the most vetted, tried-and-true...
  • PPG Glass Education Center
    PPG Industries, educationcenter.ppg.comThe PPG Glass Education Center, designed by the Pipitone Group, Pittsburgh, is a comprehensive website created to be an objective, non-promotional resource that helps architects, specifiers, students and construction industry professionals learn about designing, specifying and building with glass.The site also has two secondary objectives. The first is to...
  • Mikron C3-11300 AW-Rated System
    Quanex Building Products, www.quanex.comQuanex Building Products’ Mikron C3- 11300 AW-Rated Window System offers an optimal mix of strength, energy performance and aesthetics for commercial installations, while meeting all necessary requirements for AW ratings governed by the North American Fenestration Standard for use in mid- and high-rise buildings. Incorporating a 3-N-inch frame depth, the...
  • RhinoFab
    DeMichele Group, www.demichelegroup.comRhinoFab equipment was designed from the ground up for the specific needs of today’s contract glaziers, with the sole intent of the equipment to efficiently fabricate storefront and curtain-wall material. In the footprint of one machine, Rhino efficiently optimizes, cuts, drills, mills and labels an entire project’s metal in a single pass, through one...
  • Insight Skylights
    Bellwether Design Technologies, www.InsightSkylights.comInsight Skylights, a patent-pending system by Bellwether Design Technologies, represent a significant departure in standard skylight design. Insight is characterized by transparent structural glass construction, and a minimal apex fitting, according to company officials.The system is the culmination of 20 years’ experience designing...
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