Category: Curved Glass

Heat-Treated Glass vs. Chemically Strengthened Glass

Heat-Treated Glass vs. Chemically Strengthened Glass

Here at ProCurve, we like to keep our customers educated on the many glass options available within the industry. Two common glass types include heat-treated glass and chemically strengthened glass. Let’s dive into each category. Heat-Treated Glass As far as heat-treated glass is concerned, the process provides the glass with a greater resistance to mechanical… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »