Important Vocabulary of Curved Marine Glass

It is true that not all forms of glass are created equal. When it comes to curved marine glass, you are looking at a different animal than traditional flat glass. As a matter of fact, marine glass has its own sort of language that those working with it must understand. Let’s look into this unique… Read more »

Curved Glass for the Marine Industry

Over the course of the last few decades, yachts and other boats have gotten bigger and more intricate than ever before. Most boat owners are no longer content to simply take their boat off a factory line and put it in the water. They want to customize their boats as much as possible and add… Read more »

How Winter Affects Your Glass Windshield

Winter can wreak havoc on your entire car, truck, or SUV. Everything from your engine to your tires can be put under a lot of pressure and stress when the temperature goes down. But your vehicle’s windshield often gets the worst of winter. Here are just a few ways the winter season can affect your… Read more »

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 »

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 »