Latest Articles in Fabrication

  • GlassJet >> DipTech
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    Israel’s DipTech made digital printing on glass affordable with the development of GlassJet, a digital printer that uses proprietary inks for small-to-medium print runs to let designers and architects create the previously impossible. Its file preparation system uses digitally processed images provided by the designer from a wide variety of file types (TIF, EPS, PDF, JPG). The digital-file...
  • Traco manufacturing plant
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    Traco’s production facility in Cranberry Township, Pa., has a 1-million-square-foot footprint and houses an advanced vertically integrated process for manufacturing architectural windows and doors. Manufacturing is divided into three processes: glass processing, aluminum extrusion and final assembly. The facility has three aluminum extrusion presses; an anodizing and paint line that offers...
  • Thermique Towel Warmer >> Thermique Technologies
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    With its patented heated glass design, the Thermique Towel Warmer is both decorative and practical. Instead of a metal bar, it features heated glass covered with a transparent metallic coating that warms the towel. When the power is turned on, an electrical current travels across the coating; electrical resistance results in heat energy, which radiates from the glass. The electrical resistance is...
  • Taper-Loc Dry Glazed Railing System >> C.R. Laurence Co.
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    Los-Angeles-based C.R. Laurence Co.’s horizontal Taper-Loc Dry Glazed Railing System for laminated and monolithic tempered glass applications is a critical addition to the company’s line of patented dry glazed products for heavy glass balustrade glass railing and windscreen systems.Designed for both residential and commercial applications, the system reduces installation time by more...
  • Shangri-La Buttons >> Garibaldi Glass
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    Garibaldi Glass, Burnaby, B.C., developed and manufactured a unique glass solution for Vancouver’s tallest building, the Shangri-La, a 62-story glass monument in the heart of downtown. The Garibaldi Glass team faced two design challenges: to develop an aesthetic solution to cover unsightly exhaust fans that vented from each unit and to soften the overwhelming magnitude of each of the...
  • NanoPax >> Diamon-Fusion International
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    The NanoPax product series delivers DFI coatings through hand-applied pre-portioned towelettes that are designed to cover approximately 14 square feet (1.3 square meters), about the size of a standard automobile windshield, without any special machinery or equipment. The cost-effective product is capable of treating surfaces virtually anywhere, anytime, with just a fraction of the time and effort...
  • Warren E. Burger Federal Building U.S. Courthouse >> Empirehouse Inc.
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    General contractor Ryan Cos., Minneapolis, selected Empirehouse Inc., Mounds View, Minn., to provide the glass and glazing package at the Warren E. Burger Federal Building U.S. Courthouse, a GSA “design build” project, in St. Paul, Minn.Custom fritted glass was attached to the security station walls and office, which was designed with stainless steel posts and steel plates anchored to...
  • Azure Tower >> Vitro America
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    The Azure Tower, Dallas, features 143,000 square feet of 1-inch (24 millimeter) EnergyGlaze insulating glass fabricated by Vitro America’s Dallas facility. The outboard lite is 6-mm Guardian Neutral Plus 61 low-E and the inboard is 6-mm Clear. The 31-story luxury condominium tower has a Gold Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating from the U.S. Green Building Council and a Best...
  • Opportunty lies in products that combine energy-efficiency and impact-resistance
    Protective glazing usage has slowed down since the beginning of 2007. The government is the biggest user of protective glazing, but in recent times its focus has shifted to energy savings and green glass.See the attached graphs for a breakdown of usage by region and sector, and expected usage change over the next five years.
  • Everyone likes a good deal. Unfortunately, we salespeople might mistakenly accept that a good deal for the customer requires that we quote our best price.That mistake is costly. It can rob us and our company of profits we need and deserve. It can shrink our close rate and cause buyers to act irrationally. When we give prospects a good deal instead of best price, we can close more business with...
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