Category: Bent Glass

SSC’s Tuatara Sets Car Speed Record

ProCurve Glass Design laminated glass

In early October, SSC’s hypercar Tuatara, driven by Oliver Webb, set a new world speed record at 316.11 mph.  The event took place on a closed stretch of Nevada State Route 160. Webb reached a top speed of 331.15 mph in one direction, then 301.07 mph in the opposite direction, with an average speed of… Read more »

High Performance Marine Glass Featured on Zeelander Z72

Zeelander Yacht

Launched in 2019, the Z72 is now Zeelander’s flagship. This sports cruiser has an extended 22-meter platform, making her the largest Zeelander ever. The Zeelander in-house design team created the exterior of the yacht in collaboration with Cor D. Rover. Inspired by the way Porsche has incrementally evolved its designs over time, the Z72 features… Read more »

Designing Windshields for Safety

Scarap Glass design

Automobiles and laminated glass windshields go hand in hand.  The interlayer used to bond glass together to form the laminate was invented in the 1930’s.  It was a major safety advancement to keep drivers and passengers safe inside their vehicles.  Even after impact, broken laminated glass windshields are likely to stay in place, holding glass shards in place… Read more »

ProCurve High-Performance Marine Glass Strikes Again!

ProCurve Glass for Yachts

Al Duhail, a 112-foot (34.3-meter) all-carbon motoryacht sportfisher, designed by Warwick Yacht Design and built by Yachting Developments, has arrived safely into her home port of Qatar.  ProCurve Glass supplied the high-performance marine glazing to this New Zealand-based company. The yacht was designed with a focus on fishing and diving, with highlights including a large cockpit… Read more »

Now That’s a Big Windshield – Glass Windshield for Donzi Yacht

Donzi Yacht glass from ProCurve Glass Design

ProCurve Glass is always ready to take on challenges in glass fabrication for the marine industry. A project for Roscioli Donzi’s R76 Sportish luxury yacht is a perfect example of ProCurve’s ability to meet the challenges of today’s designers.  How Do They Do It?  It starts with accurate measurements, followed by an unwavering focus on quality during manufacturing,… Read more »

Tempe, AZ Invests in a Modern Transit System

Glass design in Tempe Streetcar light rail

Tempe Streetcar is the first modern streetcar line in the Phoenix Metropolitan area (aka the Valley). Once complete in 2020, it will serve one of the highest transit ridership centers in the region.  Brookville was contracted to design and build six off-wire capable Liberty Streetcar vehicles.  The Liberty Street Cars will operate along a new streetcar corridor… Read more »

Sealant Maintenance on Yacht Windows

Yacht crusing in water

If you own or run a yacht, you are very much aware that it requires constant maintenance and checkups in order to ensure it is always able to operate to its fullest potential. The window system is no exception and has important maintenance tasks that are needed to ensure they last the lifetime of the… Read more »

The Benefits of Bent Marine Glass

Bent glass design for luxery boats

Many boat owners know that the look and condition of their boat is extremely important. Whatever boat you have, the attractiveness and safety are at the top of the priority list. With Bent Marine Glass, it will enhance the functionality and protection of your boat. With the summer months just around the corner, you may… Read more »

Four Glass Terms to Know

Most people are familiar with what glass is and have seen many different types of glass throughout their lifetimes. But unless you work with glass on a regular basis, you probably aren’t familiar with all of the terms that are used when it comes to glass. Here are a few glass terms that you should… Read more »

How to Remove Stickers from Car Windows

Do you have a bunch of stickers scattered all over the windows on your car? If so, there is probably going to come a time when you won’t want them there anymore. When that times comes, there are a couple surefire methods you can use to remove them. Check out how to remove stickers from… Read more »