Category: Glass Industry

Bent Glass Design and Devil’s Detail

Architectural glass design in skyscraper

The Architectural Glass and Metal Association (AGMA) is a trade association serving regional glazing contractors in the greater Philadelphia area. The association serves as a resource for professional contractors engaged in interior and exterior glass applications.  Its publication, Devil’s Detail, recently focused on bent glass, and Bent Glass Design was a contributor to this interesting article. Click… Read more »

Bent Glass, the Shapely Alternative to Flat Glass

Glass rails in home

If flat glass is the norm, bent glass goes one step further in enhancing architectural and interior design.   Bent glass shapes offer a variety of options.  From a shallow or cylindrical bent to a complex curve to a curve plus tangents, these shapes attract attention and create interest. You may wonder how bent glass is… Read more »

Curved Laminated Glass Showcases Jewelry

Showcase Glass for Businesses and Jewelry

Showcase cases enable the view of all types of products, especially for shoppers looking for jewelry. There is nothing as eye-catching as a sparkling diamond or as tempting as a beautiful strand of pearls. The reason showcases can attract the viewer to the product such as jewelry is because of the crystal-clear glass around the… Read more »

Curved Laminated Glass Railings

Madison Square

Glass is often the material of choice for designers who seek an elegant transparent, yet sturdy, building material. The latest designs for curved glass railings used in guards or handrails incorporate glass that has been strengthened and then laminated for safety. These railings become the centerpiece of an interior space.   Here’s a look at two… Read more »

Benefits of Bullet Resistant Glass for Specific Businesses

Bullet resistant glass at Police Station

Bullet resistant glass helps to protect against the penetration of bullets fired from small arms such as pistols and rifles. Bullet resistant glass is some of the toughest glass in the entire world. As a result, many different industries have found a way to incorporate bullet resistant glass into their operations. NIJ Ballistic Standards The… Read more »

Three Types of Glass Doors

If you’ve decided you want to install glass doors in your home or office, the next order of business will be to decide which type of glass doors you want. There are a handful of different options for you to choose from, and each one comes with its own unique benefits. Let’s take a closer… Read more »

Everything You Need to Know About the GlassBuild America Expo

Want to check out all of the new products that the glass, window, and door industry has to offer right now? You can do it by attending GlassBuild America from September 12 to 14, 2018 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas. The show–which is presented by the National Glass Association, the Glass… Read more »