The glass panes are joined with fireproof silicone sealants and the resulting joints are only 2 mm wide. The pane edges are aesthetically finished with a strip of ceramic paint of appropriate width in any RAL colour.
Guardian SunGuard® eXtra Selective (SNX) 60 was selected for the glazed façade. This coated solar control glass helps reduce energy costs by lowering the demand for artificial lighting, air conditioning and heating.
That’s an excellent question! It really is true that SentryGlass is more difficult to laminate in many aspects than standard PVB. But if we first think of what SentryGlass has been designed for, it is to give structural strength to the laminate.
A comprehensive numerical investigation was carried out to understand the mechanical behavior of cold-bent insulating glass units during the bending process. The aim is to derive a basic understanding of the mechanical behavior of an IGU during the cold bending process.
In this paper the mechanical and application properties of Sikaflex®-268, a high performance polyurethane adhesive are presented and compared to Sikasil® SG-500, a typical silicone adhesive used for structural glazing applications in facades.