Category: Safety Glass

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 »

Laminated Glass for Bullet Resistance

Bullet Resistant Glass

Teller windows in banks are not the only applications for bullet resistant glass. There are instances where glass laminates designed for bullet resistance are installed in cars and boats. This concept of “up armoring” gives drivers and passengers greater peace of mind and safety. Ballistic Performance There are different levels of ballistics performance, which are… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

What is Safety Glass Used For?

Safety glass has become more and more popular over the course of the last few years. One of the big reasons for it is that there are so many different applications for safety glass. It can be used in everything from office buildings to vehicles. Check out some of the most common uses for safety… Read more »