additional performance features in- or phase-changing materials, and is a  
cluding large and small missile im- lower-cost alternative to other smart  
pact and cycling, front set/exterior glass products, according to the com-  
glazed, dry or wet glazed, a structural pany. Applications range from interior  
silicone glazed option and twin span privacy windows to curtainwall appli-  
capability.  
cations to automotive windows. Prod-  
The curtainwall can be integrated ucts are currently available for interior  
with CRL-U.S. Aluminum hurri- privacy vision lite kits and other select heights, the system allows design pro-  
cane-resistant windows and doors to applications.  
provide a complete building façade. yy➤ www.vgsmartglass.com  
yy➤ www.crlaurence.com  
fessionals to create extensive fire-rated  
glazed walls with nearly colorless tran-  
sitions between glass panels for greater  
transparency through hallways in com-  
mercial buildings.  
glass  
A Clear View  
To enhance architectural design  
dynamic glass  
Privacy, Please  
The system incorporates butt-glazed  
Invisiblind by VG Smart- possibilities, Technical Glass Products Pilkington Pyrostop, a low-iron, fire-  
Glass allows users to make (TGP) introduced Fireframes ClearView, rated and impact-safety-rated glass,with  
any window transition from a butt-glazed,fire-rated framing system. a heat-resistive perimeter frame. The  
clear to dark by adjusting According to the company, it eliminates perimeter of each butt-glazed elevation  
for privacy, glare and en- the need for colored internal spacers is held in place by either TGP’s narrow  
ergy control dynamically. or vertical mullions between adjoining profile Fireframes fire-rated frames or  
The technology is user con- pieces of glass. With a 5-mm vertical L-angle steel from local steel fabricators.  
trolled, requires no power butt-joint and available in nearly 10-foot yy➤ www.tgpamerica.com n  
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Ovens & Dryers for Screen Print, Digital print, Roll Coater,  
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LAMINATING -  
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Infrared & Convection for Coated Glass  
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BENDING -  
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windows  
Go West  
smooth operation to control the sash in  
the open position.  
Series 620 has a roller modeled site framing, fabrication and mount-  
after the company’s multi-slide door, ing clips typically required to secure  
a double sash option that’s available in exterior and interior column covers.  
widths up to 96 inches and 72 inches in yy➤ www.saf.com  
According to the company, the  
product eliminates the need for on-  
height.All fasteners are stainless steel.  
yy➤ www.westernwindowsystems.com  
curtainwall  
Eye of the Storm  
brackets  
The Aluminum StormWall XL hur-  
ricane-resistant curtainwall by C.R.  
Ready, Set, Clamp  
Ready Clamp Column Cover Brack- Laurence is engineered to provide  
Phoenix-based Western Window ets,introduced by Southern Aluminum protection against severe weather.  
Systems now offers the Series 610 sin- Finishing (SAF) Metal Fabrication, en- It’s been thermally improved using  
gle-hung and Series 620 sliding win- able quick installation of the compa- a continuous thermal spacer that  
dow. The new window line replaces the ny’s column covers onto rectangular is interlocked within the horizon-  
Series 100,the company’s previous line and round structural columns with tal and vertical pressure bars. With  
of single-hung and sliding windows.  
With a design pressure rating tested  
large or small diameters. U-factors as low as 0.38, the system  
The product is a two-part cover satisfies the Florida Building Code  
for the commercial marketplace and the mounting bracket system that arrives Fifth Edition (2014) Energy Conser-  
ability to be glazed on the inside for in- onsite with a customer’s custom col- vation requirement, according to the  
stallation, the series is suitable for proj- umn cover order. Once the installer company.  
ects ranging from resorts to office spaces fastens the brackets onto a structural  
The system offers shear block as-  
and modern homes. column and attaches the first cover sembly with no exposed fasteners  
The Series 610 is available up to section, he then can attach the mating for improved aesthetics and instal-  
8 inches in width and 72 inches in cover to the product’s brackets. It ac- lation flexibility. It’s also glazed with  
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height, and it comes equipped with commodates both reveal and butt joint  
spiral balancers for adjustability and a column covers.  
Spotlight on Glass Marker Boards  
Make Your Mark  
is made from 1-mm-thick Corning  
Gorilla Glass.  
Both products are customizable,  
with choices of color, shape and size,  
and both can be made magnetic.  
yy➤ www.customcoatingtech.com  
Stay Gold  
Goldray Glass Marker Board Sys-  
tems are designed to offer the func-  
Mark It Up  
GGI’s custom fabrication and back- tionality of a traditional whiteboard  
painting capabilities are expanding with the added durability of glass.  
to include magnetic marker boards. Technological improvements and  
The product is available in custom composition changes have allowed  
and standard sizes, up to 70 by 144 the company to combine its pro-  
inches, in a range of glass types. Fur- cesses to create both a projectable  
Backpainted glass Spectrus Glass- ther customization will be possible and writable marker board surface.  
boards and Spectrus Lite are now with color matching for backpainting The product has a sleek aesthetic and  
offered by Michigan-based Custom and Alice Digital Ceramic printed de- is flexible enough to fit either a stan-  
Coating Technologies Inc. Glass- signs. Holes and cutouts for electrical dard boardroom, or an entire office  
Boards are made from ¼-inch-thick outlets can be included.  
wall, according to the company.  
tempered glass and Spectrus Lite yy➤ www.generalglass.com  
yy➤ www.goldrayglass.com  
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