Category: Curved Glass

Making Difficult Window Projects Refit Easily

Owners as well as shipyards are always cautious about projects that involve removal and replacement of windows for yachts. Tim Cooper, Project Manager with the Marine Group Boat Works, LLC in San Diego Bay acknowledged this concern when he undertook a project for MY Fidelis, a 56-meter sailing yacht.  that called for the replacement of… Read more »

Locomotives Get New FRA I Windshields

Texas Central Business Lines is a handling carrier operating on privately-owned tracks over the Inland Port Trackage at Midlothian, Texas.  The company has access to five miles of yards and switching track and connections with Union Pacific and BNSF Railways.  Traffic consists of automobiles and trucks, steel products and cement.  ProCurve Glass supplied six curved… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Delage D12 Hypercar Features ProCurve Windshield

Curved glass for Delage car

ProCurve Glass windshields provide a safe barrier for drivers and occupants in a variety of transportation applications, including custom automotive windshields.  Recently, we supplied a windshield for automaker Delage’s D12 hypercar.  The ¼ inch curved laminated windshield incorporated green glass, resulting in a visible light transmittance of 83% in compliance with ANSI Z26.1, the American… 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 »

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 »