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How to Combine Color with Acid-etched Glass and Mirror

How to Combine Color with Acid-etched Glass and Mirror

Added on 02/09/2015

Although black and white are classics, a splash of colour always changes the atmosphere or ambiance in any room. The influence of color in both interior and exterior applications can have a stunning effect.
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Acid-etched Glass Project Review

Acid-etched Glass Project Review

Added on 01/07/2015

Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology – University of Pennsylvania
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Acid-etched Glass and the Mistaken Belief of its Strength

Acid-etched Glass and the Mistaken Belief of its Strength

Added on 09/24/2014

Strength of glass can be ascertained by different methods, such as: Modulus of Elasticity, Modulus of Rupture, Shear Modulus, Bulk Modulus, Hardness, Density, and Gravity. This article will focus mainly on the Modulus of Rupture - the structural strength of glass.
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Increase Daylight and Reduce Energy Consumption with Acid-etched Glass

Increase Daylight and Reduce Energy Consumption with Acid-etched Glass

Added on 07/11/2014

I think we can all agree that there is nothing better for a company than happy employees. One way to ensure people are happy is by maximizing daylight into their work environment.
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How to Use Acid-etched Glass in Big Building Applications

How to Use Acid-etched Glass in Big Building Applications

Added on 04/09/2014

Large architectural projects seem to be taking a precedent in the glass industry. This is one of the main challenges architects are faced with/ tackle: BIG buildings. One such example is airports.
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How to Meet Design and Performance Challenges with Acid-etched Glass

How to Meet Design and Performance Challenges with Acid-etched Glass

Added on 02/11/2014

When working on a new project, it may sometimes be difficult to find the appropriate product or solution. Many aspects come into consideration, depending on the application, the design and performance intents playing a crucial role.
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How to Determine if Glass is Bird Safe

How to Determine if Glass is Bird Safe

Added on 12/06/2013

The need for “bird-friendly” glass is increasing significantly. More and more cities, provinces and states are aware of the impact a glass building façade can have on bird collisions. As more focus is put on how to design safer buildings for birds, it is also important to understand the metrics used and how glass is tested to obtain performance data.
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Acid-etched Glass on Surface One Applications

Acid-etched Glass on Surface One Applications

Added on 10/29/2013

It is important to state that acid-etched glass can be used on surface 1 of the IGU, meaning it is directly exposed to the outside environment.
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Acid-etched Glass Properties and Performance

Acid-etched Glass Properties and Performance

Added on 09/06/2013

There seem to be some misconceptions out there about acid-etched glass. Let’s settle this and clear things up for everyone.
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Bird Safety

Bird Safety...A Rising Concern in the Glass Industry!

Added on 07/22/2013

As the trend for greener buildings is growing, the need to design building facades aimed at preventing bird collisions is increasing.
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