Glass 101


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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