Category: How Curved Glass is Made

Bonding Glass Replaces Traditional Window Frames

New boats, as well as older boats, are taking advantage of an innovative way of glazing glass that uses special adhesives and sealants to “glue” the glass in place. This bonding process offers several advantages over traditional methods that require sturdy window frames to hold the glass in place and often limit the size of… Read more »

Sustainability Goals: A Challenge for the Marine Industry

Sustainability in the marine industry

Architects and building owners around the world are now with a global mandate to reduce or eliminate carbon emissions. This mandate is affecting the marine industry as well. What is the key to achieving zero carbon emissions in yachts and other maritime vessels? Marine Industry and Sustainability Two years ago, Superyacht published an interesting article… Read more »

Storm Aeronautics Installs High Performance Laminated Glass Windshields in Agricultural Aircraft

Storm Shield High performance windshield glass

ProCurve Glass provides glass fabrication for a variety of marine and transportation applications. In this blog, we focus on agricultural aircraft windshields and the interesting work of Storm Aeronautics. Storm Aeronautics Storm Aeronautics is a one-of-a-kind aviation repair facility specializing in agricultural aircraft. It is an FAA approved repair station located in Nebraska that specializes… Read more »

Spectacular Glass Refit Project

Curved glass for Yachts

Derecktor Shipyards recently completed an upper deck refit of a privately owned 190-foot motor yacht at their Dania shipyard. The Involvement of ProCurve Glass The high-performance marine glass manufactured by ProCurve Glass was installed in windscreens and around a jacuzzi and firepit on the upper deck of the yacht. ProCurve’s technical services department assisted Derecktor… Read more »

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 »

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 »