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  • Tempering requires that the glass gets heated to about 630 degrees Centigrade, or about 1,165 Fahrenheit. It is important to have all areas of the glass at the same temperature as it enters the tempering quench. It also is important to minimize the glass temperature gradients during the time the glass is heating.From the time the glass enters the oven,  keep it riding flat on the ceramic...
  • Are flat-glass transportation issues largely self-inflicted? Participants in the Flat Glass Logistics Council, including four flat-glass manufacturers and three carriers, have pooled data to help readers understand how their business practices affect cost and availability of flat-glass transportation. Look at demandIn a good year, slightly less than 100,000 truckloads of flat glass get hauled on...
  • Companies are using radio and television advertising to generate new business
     ‘This is Woody Waters at Pensacola Glass Co. A broken windshield can be a shattering experience. Relax and leave the job to Pensacola Glass, a member of the Lynx family of auto glass experts. Our certified installers will not only do the job, they’ll do the Pensacola Glass 11-point quality check to make sure the job is done right. We’ll even give you a warranty that is...
  • A profitable niche for glaziers who install and maintain glass doors
    By helping your customers improve security, convenience and control, you can improve your bottom line. As you move toward providing better security solutions, you’ll open the door to a growing source of income.Why add electronic security?When your customers’ security needs increase, access-control solutions tend to follow a security migration path that begins with basic mechanical...
  • Consider anchorage conditions, workmanship and future maintenance while planning
    Second in a series Glass-and-metal curtain walls can provide an attractive, durable and cost-effective cladding solution, but in many buildings, these wall systems are plagued with problems ranging from air and water leakage to falling trim covers. The first article on page 82 of April Glass Magazine discussed some of the most common curtain-wall design problems that afflict owners, architects...
  • Proglaze ETA Engineered Transition Assembly comprises pre-engineered, finished aluminum and silicone materials assembled and mechanically attached to the window or wall assembly to ensure a durable, visually inspected connection and seal.
  • President, Syracuse Glass Co., New York
    John Dwyer is the president of Syracuse Glass Co. in New York.
  • More than 3 million online searches were performed this past year in residential, commercial and custom glass.
  • The window wall has emerged as a design alternative to conventional curtain wall to meet the market requirements of aesthetics, ventilation, flexibility, cost and speed.
  • Today's true warm edge spacers have the strength needed to support large commercial IGs, even curtain walls, in some of the most challenging climates.
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