Products: Glass & IG Components

  • Glass & IG Components
    Neat glass harnesses the sun's UV rays to loosen dirt so water can rinse it away, leaving windows virtually spotless, the manufacturer states. A titanium dioxide layer reacts chemically with the sun's UV rays and causes organic materials that are on the glass to decompose. A thin layer of silicon dioxide makes Neat glass exceptionally smooth and hydrophilic, much smoother than ordinary... more »
  • Glass & IG Components
    Incorporating Glasslam's new Air-Tight warm-edge spacer, the Air-Tight Sudden Impact IG System provides a new way to produce IG units that meet hurricane impact codes, the company reports. A layer of clear resin is applied with a proprietary process to one interior glass surface, creating a hurricane impact unit containing only two pieces of glass. The process is said to eliminate unnecessary... more »
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    Glass & IG Components
    A decorative glass program from Designer Glass International is compatible with all major insulating glass systems. A wide range of patterns can be developed using beveled and textured glass shapes held in place by a muntin/grid system. The system is lightweight, allowing window and door fabricators to utilize existing hardware packages. more »
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    Glass & IG Components
    LB Clear muntin bumpers from Lamatek Inc. are made from proprietary UV resistant material and available in a clear compound to provide skid, scratch and stain resistance. Supplied with a non-yellowing self-adhesive acrylic backing, the bumpers can be applied right to the muntin bar before being placed between the panes of glass. The product is kiss-cut in rolls and the standard gauge is .06... more »
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    Glass & IG Components
    Solarban 70XL solar control low-E glass is now available to residential window and door manufacturers from PPG Industries. With a clear, color-neutral aesthetic, the glass provides an SHGC of 0.27, and visible light transmittance of 64 percent in a clear insulating glass unit, the manufacturer reports. The amount of summer heat that enters the home is greatly reduced, while the glass also keeps... more »
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    Glass & IG Components
    The Envirosealed Windows campaign from Truseal Technologies simplifies the environmental messaging for window manufacturers by highlighting the benefits of thermally efficient spacers. The program helps manufacturers and dealers address the growing demand for green products, while offering a window with unsurpassed energy savings. The program can be used by any window manufacturer using the... more »