Category: Glass Windshield

Hodgdon Tender Features ProCurve Glass

Hodgdon Yachts is America’s oldest boat builder, dating its operation back to 1816, in East Boothbay, Maine. The company is still family-owned today and one of its divisions specializes in Superyacht tender construction.   ProCurve Glass recently supplied high performance marine glazing to Hodgdon for a 9.5-meter tender designed by Michael Peters Yacht Design to accompany a Superyacht built… 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 »

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 »

De-Icing Windshields for Cold Weather Performance

De-Icing Glass for Boats

Visibility and safety are two major concerns affecting the performance of glass windshields during the winter months. De-icing ferry, train, and other transportation windshields can be accomplished with special glass laminates that incorporate wire-grid technology. ProCurve Glass is your source for these heated glass products. The Spread of Windshield Cracks Increases in the Winter If… Read more »

Curved Glass for Automobiles

ProCurve glass on automobile

Installing curved glass from a company like ProCurve Glass Design will give you plenty of benefits and rewards. Giving your car a sleek look for your sports car, truck, recreational vehicle, or classic car will enhance it. We can provide a sleek and durable windshield that has a crystal-clear view. It’s designed to be incredibly… Read more »

Replacing Windshield on Heavy Equipment

construction glass windshield

If you’re using heavy equipment such as bulldozers, tractors, excavators, bobcats, etc. on a regular basis, you’ll know that the windshield takes quite a bit of beating. 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… 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 »

Trains are Getting Creative with Glass

train in canadian rockies with curved glass

Rail glass has the responsibility of protecting millions of passengers every single year. Strength and durability is essential to our safety, whether it’s inter-city rail cars, trolleys, and more. With that being said, glass designs are getting more and more creative for trains. Let’s take a look. Rocky Mountaineer’s GoldLeaf Service Rail Cars This Rocky… Read more »

Inspecting the Caulk Around the Boat Glass

Inspecting caulk on your boat glass windshield

After getting new marine glass for your boat, it is very important to be always checking up and inspecting the caulk tip out around the glass.  The caulk needs to be bonded to both the glass and the boat. If it’s not still bonded, then it should be re-tipped when you see that it is… Read more »