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safety glass

A type of laminated glass that meets specific requirements concerning the force necessary to break it and is designed to break without shattering. Its use in automobiles reduces the risk of injury from broken glass.
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When speaking of laminated glass, however, failure should be redefined.
"The new machine will help us meet the rising demand for laminated glass, and allow us to boost our competitiveness by delivering superior quality, low-emission laminated glass products."
Unlike conventional car windows which can be broken with a hammer or brick in seconds, laminated glass consists of two layers of conventional glass sandwiching a thin layer of plastic film.
While the railings are primarily laminated glass, Rose says, the Kroy vinyl proves to be an excellent material for the framework: It is "impervious" to the wet conditions of a waterfront location.
Lumiglass Industries, a subsidiary of Glass, wholly-owned by Dubai Investments, has unveiled 3 new brands of eco-friendly laminated glass designed to meet a wide variety of application requirements.
The Solutia International Design Awards promote and celebrate the creative use of laminated glass. This year there were two winners, the Sundial Bridge in California (501A) and the Woermann Tower in Gran Canaria (501B).
Glazing options include tinted, low-E, tempered and laminated glass. Modern conveniences include aesthetic and ergonomic hardware, multi-point locking systems, insect screens, special shapes and custom colors and finishes.
Car crime could be shattered by fitting laminated glass to vehicle windows, now the most vulnerable part of a vehicle.
A global Call for Entries has been issued for the 2002 DuPont Benedictus Awards, for which a panel of world-renowned architects will select the most innovative use of architectural laminated glass. A collaborative effort between DuPont (Wilmington, Del.) and The American Institute of Architects (AIA) (Washington, D.C.), enjoying worldwide support from the International Union of Architects (IUA) (Paris), this year's competition marks the Benedictus Awards' 10th anniversary.