The Importance of Classification Societies for Ship Building

If you have ever built a boat from scratch or done any work on one, then you know just how important classification societies are to the ship-building process. Classification societies are non-governmental organizations that are in place to provide rules and regulations for how ships must be built. The goal of classification societies is to… Read more »

Do You Know the History of Glass?

Glass is an important feature in homes and buildings and has been used for centuries. But do you know the history behind this everyday item? The beginnings The first glass known to man was obsidian, a black volcanic glass that Stone Age people used to make weapons and decorative items. Manmade glass dates back to… Read more »

Heavy Equipment: Know When to Replace the Windshield

Do you use heavy equipment like tractors, excavators, bulldozers, forklifts, or backhoes on a regular basis? If so, it’s extremely important for you to have the windshield on it replaced if it is ever cracked, chipped, or damaged in any way. You should not, under any circumstances, ever attempt to use a piece of heavy… Read more »

How is Curved Glass Made?

You may think that curved glass structures like balconies or furniture are easy to make because of their sleek and seemingly simple appearance, but they are actually very complex and complicated to create. So how exactly is curved glass made? Materials Curved glass always begins as a regular, flat piece of glass. That flat glass… Read more »