Glass 101


Step By Step Instructions on How to Install Your Magnetic Glass Markerboard

Opportunities to add new products and services are all around—you just have to know where to look. And for small fabricators one area that offers a lot of potential is in magnetic glass markerboards. By offering these products, your company can help businesses in your area add a unique aesthetic to their office interiors, while […]

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Car-to-Car Communication: New Tech Could Save Lives

Glass technology in vehicles is moving at warp speed. Collision warning systems, automatic braking, lane alert programs, heads-up-displays, and all the cameras and radar these features entail, are here to stay. These are likely to show up in more and more models in the very near future. Though options vary by vehicle, here are some […]

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Metallized Windshield: What is it, and What is its Purpose?

The modern-day windshield features a variety of technologies serving many functions, including safety for the driver and structure for the vehicle. Like many other products in our everyday world, some are more advanced than others. One of these advancements is the metallized windshield, or metal oxide windshield. The glass in these windshields, sometimes installed in […]

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Polycarbonate: Special Windshields for Race Cars

Polycarbonate, Not Glass? A race car’s windshield is much different than the windshield in your daily driver. These machines are meant for one thing- to go fast. And to go fast, saving every ounce of weight possible is important. Because of this, race cars don’t actually use glass windshields. Instead they usually utilize polycarbonate- a […]

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Automotive Glass Gets Interactive

Glass has become an everyday part of life—from the windows in our homes and offices to the windshields of our automobiles. And while you may not think twice about the glass touch screen on your cell phone or tablet, what if your windshield was just as interactive?

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What is Building Code Law on Entry Doors?

Follow the Glass Detective as he takes on the case of the Commercial Entry Doors. In this case, the Glass Detective digs up the dirt on building code law surrounding commercial entry doors and the types of glass that can be used in them. Find out more here!

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The Father of Glass: Who Invented Glass?

Where did glass come from? Who invented it? Follow the Glass Detective as he looks to answer the question “Who is the father of Glass?” and delves into the mysterious and ancient history of glass.

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What is Glass?

Glass is one of the most versatile – and most misunderstood – materials used in the world. Glass can be used for everything from eyeglasses to bottles, windows to the ‘glassphalt’ you find on the road. Discover what makes up glass as a material and the versatile ways it can be used. Read more!

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The Versatility of Glass: Why Glass Is Not “Just Glass”

Most people think all glass is the same, but all glass is not created equal. There are literally hundreds of thousands of types of glass, all with unique qualities and performance characteristics. Learn how you can tell the difference at glass.com!

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The Windshield in My Car Just Broke, What Should I Do?

Did your windshield just break and now you’re not sure what to do? Whether a minor break or crack out of the driver’s viewing area, you need to get it fixed. Discover the steps you need to take to get back on the road again.

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