GGF Glazing Manual > Section 4
Provides guidance on product selection for putty fronting single glass into timber, and steel windows that are coated with a variety of coatings.
System Design and Glazing Considerations for Insulating Glass Units (IGUs)
Covers the principles underlying the correct glazing of IGUs into windows and doors for UK exposure conditions.
Quality of Thermally Toughened Soda Lime Silicate Safety Glass for Building
Defines products and specifies characteristics, measurement procedures and test methods for thermally toughened soda lime silicate safety glass.
Thermally Treated Soda Lime Silicate Glass Products – General
Examines, in general terms, the various types of thermally treated soda lime silicate glass products.
Thermally Treated Soda Lime Silicate Glass Products – Spontaneous Breakage
Covers the spontaneous breakage of thermally treated glasses, types of critical inclusions, rate of occurrence, and associated risks.
Thermally Treated Glass: Appearance – Interference Phenomenon
Details the appearance of thermally treated glasses with respect to specific optical phenomenon.
Glazing with Plastics
Provides a range of practical tips related to the use of plastics glazing sheet materials.
Recommendations for Fixing Mirrors with suggested applications
Details the characteristics of mirrors and gives guidance notes on their installation and use.
Mirrors – Visual Quality for Installed Mirrors
Relates to the visual fault characteristics which can be found in, and the relevant quality standards expected of, finished mirrors.
Compatibility of Glazing Sealants and Compounds with Insulating Glass Units
Gives guidance on the issue of glazing components and their compatibility with the IGU.
Products, Appearance and Visual Quality Specification for Insulating Glass Units
Details all appropriate optical and visual quality factors of the glasses used to manufacture an IGU that influence its appearance when installed.
Laminated Glass and Laminated Safety Glass
Specifies the characteristics of flat laminated glass and flat laminated safety glass for use in buildings.
Curved Glass Part 1: Generalities – Terminology, Properties and Basis of Measurement and Test
Defines curved glass and its types.
Curved Glass Part 2: Curved Annealed Glass
Deals with curved annealed glass.
Curved Glass Part 3: Curved Thermally Treated Glasses
Deals with curved thermally treated glasses.
Curved Glass Part 4: Curved Laminated Glasses
Deals with curved laminated glasses.
Curved Glass Part 5: Curved Insulating Glass Units
Deals with curved insulating glass units (IGUs).
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