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October 16, 2018
From Glass Magazine
Machine Maintenance for Specialty Glass Fabrication
Demand for short lead times for specialty products makes the need for functioning machines especially imperative, but performing consistent machine maintenance is a challenge. Here are some best practices and advice from industry officials for crafting and sustaining a culture of maintenance for decorative and specialty glass equipment. 
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Industry News
Vitrum Glass Group Opens Manufacturing Facility in Alberta
Gateway Extrusions Marks Expansion During Anniversary Event
Trump Administration Granting One in Eight Exclusion Requests to Aluminum Tariffs
NGA Seeks Input to Expand AIA Offerings
Registration Opens for NGA Annual Conference
People News
Trulite Names Kevin Yates CEO
Vitro Glass Names Michelle Estes Regional Architectural Manager
Tubelite Names Michael Ross Client Development Manager
SDC Hires Neal Drell as New Western Regional Sales Manager
Roto Adds John Miller to Sales Team
Product Spotlight
Edgetherm® 3600: Next Generation Hot-Melt Butyl Sealant

Edgetherm® 3600 hot melt butyl sealant for insulating glass (IG) units is an active, single-part hot melt butyl sealant that offers superior performance, productivity and durability over comparable technologies for IG. It’s formulated with i-Boost™, an exclusive new technology from adhesive company Bostik, making it easy to produce more robust and durable units at the highest application speeds, with no curing time and the shortest skinning time on the market.

The Professional Services Perspective: Structural Engineering Cookbook
By John Wheaton
Modern tools make it more convenient than ever to “analyze” and obtain numbers, but that’s only part of the story. It’s the solutions, the collaboration, the alignment with project criteria, the efficiency of design and purpose that really matter.
From the Fabricator: Going Slower?
I heard from several people that there is a worry that we are headed for a slower-than-expected 2019 in the glass industry. None of the metrics that we follow support this concern, but I have to say I found it odd, and yet compelling, that this fear exists.
Great Glazing
407 N. Maple Drive, Beverly Hills

Contract glazier: Steel City Glass
Glass fabricator: Cristacurva
Steel fabricator: Truss Works International
Structural and façade engineerThornton Tomasetti

407 N. Maple Drive in Beverly Hills, California, a 95,000-square-foot, four-story office building owned by Tishman Speyer, recently underwent a $10-million renovation. Part of the renovation was a new glass entry lobby and enclosure of the existing colonnade. The addition of the new all-glass entrance, also known as “the jewel,” provides maximum transparency for a visually appealing arrival experience, according to the architect. Using an off-the-shelf glazing system met the design intent for the storefront to harmoniously fit the existing building, excluding more custom point supported or structurally glazed solutions. Read more...




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