Category: Chemically Strengthened Glass

Heated Windshields De-Fog NYC Ferries

In December, Metal Shark, a leading designer and builder of custom vessels for commercial, defense and law enforcement applications worldwide, announced completion of a four-year run of production development for NYC Ferry Services.  The fleet included twelve 85-foot, 150-passenger ferries and ten 97-foot, 350 passenger vessels. The NYC Ferry Operated by Hornblower operates six routes… Read more »

SeaVee’s Sport Fish Boat

450z Marine Glass

SeaVee’s flagship 450Z Sport Fishing Boat is making a splash—in a good way.   Power and MotorYacht magazine calls the 450Z SeaVee’s most ambitious project to date. The 45-foot center console builds upon the company’s long history of building high-performance stepped hulls.  The large console is resin infused all in one piece and includes an integrated… Read more »

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 »

The Trend Towards Glass Windshields

Laminated Glass Windshield for Yachts

A 2018 article in Sport Fishing magazine reported that new technologies in glass molding and bonding have resulted in better visibility, safety, and style in boat windshields and windows.  Writer Jim Hendricks notes, “The new wave of glass windshields and windows is not just strong and durable, but also affords more styling choices and superior visibility… 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 »

Laminated Glass in the Marine Industry

laminated glass for Marine industry

Laminated glass can be some of the strongest and most durable types of glass around. It’s made by taking two or more pieces of glass and bonding them together with an interlayer in between them. This provides laminated glass with its strength and prevents it from shattering in the event that it’s ever broken. Post-Break… Read more »

How to Stay Safe Around Heavy Equipment

Construction equipment with curved glass

There are plenty of workers on construction sites that are killed due to safety hazards and not following the right safety tips. You can help prevent accidents on your job sites by taking the proper safety precautions. Let’s take a look at a few of the safety tips you and your employees should follow to… Read more »

Revamp Your Classic Car Glass for Summer Car Shows

Classic car with curved glass

The summer is here, which means car shows and festivals will be more and more frequent. If you have a classic car that you’re looking to take out and show off, maybe it’s time to update your car’s glass with strengthened curved glass for your windshield and windows. Why Choose Custom Automotive Glass? There are… Read more »