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2014-04-23 23:14:54

Pittsburgh Corning provides their second project for DIY homeowners using the ProVantage® DIY Installation System. The project helps homeowners create Glass Block Door Side Light Windows for their entryway. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Pittsburgh Corning Corporation, a leader in the glass block industry for over 75 years, is providing a spring home improvement project guide that will help Do-It-Yourself (DIY) homeowners construct Glass Block Door Side Light Windows. This...

2014-03-26 23:33:27

Pittsburgh Corning’s step-by-step guide to glass block shower installation leads homeowners from start to finish. A custom-built glass block shower is now a DIY project made with ease Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Pittsburgh Corning Corporation, a leader in the glass block industry for over 75 years, is providing a spring home improvement guide showcasing their ProVantage® Standard Fit Shower Kit for Do-It-Yourself (DIY) homeowners. This guide is part of an emerging Project...

2013-12-09 23:04:26

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: In-depth Research on China LOW-E Glass Market, 2013-2017. London (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 At present, the global major LOW-E glass manufacturers are Pilkington (U.K.), PPG (U.S.), Glaverbel (Belgium), and Saint–Gobain (France); the overseas market is basically controlled by above enterprises. In the developed countries, LOW-E glass have been popularized in large scale; the utilization rate in Germany reached 92%, and this...

2013-11-20 23:19:42

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global and China Low-E Glass Industry Report, 2013-2016. London (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 With the growing focus on energy conservation, emission reduction and environmental protection, countries in the world have successively introduced policies to encourage energy-efficient building materials, thus powerfully boosting the development of global low-E glass market whose sales volume showed a CAGR of about 19.5% in 2000-2012, and...

2013-01-09 05:03:42

TGP´s Dubai office now offers the award-winning Vision Control® and Pilkington Pyrostop® UL-listed glazing assembly. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) January 08, 2013 Unicel Architectural, manufacturer of vision and daylight control solutions, today announced that its fire-rated Vision Control® integrated cord-free louvers are now being offered through the Technical Glass Products (TGP) Dubai office to the Middle East. The Vision Control® and Pilkington Pyrostop® glazing...

New Method Allows Safety Glass To Be Cut To Any Shape
2012-10-26 12:47:58

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Shock-resistance is the great benefit of safety glass. However, the cut of the glass pane can make this difficult: With conventional processes, only straight cuts are possible. Yet a newly-developed method makes it possible to apply any cutting technique. Researchers will display an undulating-cut pane of safety glass at the Glasstec trade fair from 23 to 26 October in Düsseldorf (Hall 15, Booth E25). If an object slams into the glass...

2012-06-12 23:01:20

Glass is a large part of every house: sliding glass doors, windows, lamps, dinnerware, coffee tables and more. It's beautiful and useful, but each pane can pose a risk. For National Safety Month, incorporate these glass safety tips to reduce glass-related accidents. Waco, TX (PRWEB) June 12, 2012 Glass is useful and beautiful, but unfortunately, it can be a safety hazard. It´s a major building and decorating material in every house: sliding glass doors, windows, lamps, dinnerware,...

2012-04-17 23:03:28

DuPont SentryGlas® N-UV ionoplast interlayer, a new interlayer technology for durable architectural safety glass with unsurpassed transmission of natural UV light Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) April 17, 2012 DuPont Glass Laminating Solutions announces the commercial launch of DuPont SentryGlas® N-UV ionoplast interlayer, a new interlayer technology for durable architectural safety glass with unsurpassed transmission of natural UV light into spaces containing special light-requiring flora...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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