How to Properly Clean Automobile Glass

It’s something we do so often without thinking—clean our car’s glass, be it the windshield, windows, or rearview. A good wash keeps our automobile glistening, and healthy, even after a messy week. But many car owners don’t know that there’s a right and wrong way to cleaning automobile glass; a distinction that can make all… Read more »

Chemically Strengthened Glass: New Application

There are many types of glass out there in the world. There are some, like the glass used to make kitchen glasses and lightbulbs, that will shatter without much force at all. There are others, like the bulletproof glass used to create windows at banks, that are almost impossible to break without a bomb or… Read more »

Why a Template is Needed if You Want Custom Curved Glass

ProCurve Glass Design, Inc. strives to produce the best custom curved glass products possible. In order to do this, we ask all of our customers to create templates for the curved glass products they need. The templates can then be used to create their products, and as long as the templates feature the correct dimensions,… Read more »

Curved Glass and the Automotive Industry

Are you tired of replacing your vehicle’s windshield every time a rock or hail comes into contact with it? The average windshield isn’t designed to withstand much impact, so it will easily crack or even break when faced with flying debris. But there is a very simple solution for this. You can install curved glass… Read more »

FRA Testing for Train Applications

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is very strict when it comes to regulating the glass that is used on trains—and for good reason. Train glass is responsible for protecting millions of people across the country who rely on trains every year. The glass needs to be thick enough to prevent the damage that can be… Read more »

All About the International WorkBoat Show

Are you a commercial vessel owner or operator looking to connect with vendors who work in the maritime industry, or are you a boat builder, a shipyard owner, or a marine architect looking to connect with those who could help you do your job more effectively? Then you will definitely want to be at the… Read more »

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 »