Understanding glass

Understanding glass – what it is, the different types of glasses and their uses, how it’s made, what its properties and benefits are – is not as simple as it may seem.

Base glass

Industrial glass – which today would be glass used in the automotive and construction industries – was originally manufactured using a system known as float glass.

Insulated glass

A series of factors and physical rules define the characteristics of insulating glass as it is used in thermal insulation and solar protection applications.

Light, Energy and Heat

The physical definitions of light, energy and heat describe defined areas of the electromagnetic spectrum.

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