Property of absorbing a proportion of the radiation or energy radiation through the glass
Cast or extruded acrylic-based "plastic glass". Mechanically workable (sawing, drilling, milling etc.), yellowed under UV radiation, has a low surface hardness (sensitive to scratches).
Joining glass and metal using suitable adhesives
Toughened safety glass with burnt-in, electrically conductive alarm loop. In case of glass breakage, the current is interrupted and an alarm is triggered.
Laminated safety glass with alarm wires inserted, which trigger an alarm if damaged
Generic term for glass applications in ESG with metal fittings as doors, switches, air traps, etc.
Glass with irregular surface structure with streaks and bubbles
Mirror with artificially generated aging phenomenon
Reduced reflection of the glass due to surface treatment
Reducing the reflection of the glass by etching or coating
Interference-optical anti-reflective glass with light reflection < 1 % (anti-reflective coating on both sides) e.g. Luxar "Classic".
Reduces the risk of slipping by treating the surface
Abbreviation from the sealant sector: ethylene propylene terpolymer rubber (old abbreviation for EPDM)
A previously used general term for laminated safety glass made of more than two panes, which offers a high level of protection against shots and impacts in particular.
Generic term for all glass used in vehicle construction
Tested ball throwing safety
Deformation (usually in a heating process)
Grinding of a bevelled edge, angle 45Â° or greater
Prevents the penetration of thrown or flung objects.
Fire-resistant, high thermal shock resistant glass
Kuster glazing made of small glasses which are joined together to form a glass pane by means of special brass profiles
The penetration of a glass is delayed (burglar-resistant)
The penetration of bullets is prevented (bulletproof)
The penetration of a glass is delayed
Sandblasting of the glass surface and subsequent smoothing with hydrofluoric acid
Continuously rolled cast glass with imitated antique surface structure
White or coloured ornamental glass with a hammered surface
Resistant to acids and alkalis
Applying the silver layer to mirrors / Application of precious metal layers on float glass
Pressed solid glass for structures that can be walked on and driven over
Blunting of the corners
Phasing of drilled glass holes
Prevents people from falling (e.g. on balustrades)
The crown is a mouth-blown glass. A blank pane is made by gripping the sheet by means of lead rods. Cast glass is also manufactured with the same designation.
Frequently and commonly used term for mostly lead-containing, ground hollow glass with increased refractive index
Glass formed by a heat process by means of a form
Scribing with diamond or carbide wheels and subsequent breaking to form the so-called cutting edge
Glass with higher flexural strength and thermal shock resistance, but in the fracture pattern similar to float glass
1 mÂ˛ glass with 1 mm thickness weighs 2.5 kg
Machine drawn window glass
Possible drawing shafts from the drawing process with machine-drawn glass (lively surface)
Suitable for driving on with vehicles
Baking of ceramic colours or glass enamel colours at temperatures above 600Â°C
Production of ornaments, lettering and decorations by mechanical surface treatment
Prestressed float or cast glass with greatly increased impact and bending strength and resistance to thermal shock, which disintegrates into blunt-edged crumbs in the event of breakage
Glass with chemically produced matt whole or partial surface
Resistant to defined development of pressure waves in explosions
White float glass without the typical green tint
Grinding of a bevelled edge, angle less than 45
Glass that consists of two or more layers, whereby a usually clear glass is covered (flashed over) with a light-scattering layer.
Refinement of the glass surface ("polishing") by special heat treatment.
High resistance to thermal shock
Tested and/or fire-policy approved glass
Fire resistant glass of the Glas TrĂ¶sch Group
Generic term for all flat glasses such as plates, sheets and panes
Glass produced by the float process (floating on liquid tin). Has two absolutely plane-parallel surfaces.
Two-layer glass with a colourless base layer and a milky opaque uniform coating layer
Glass roughened by etching or sandblasting
Subcooled inorganic melt product with amorphous (non-crystalline) internal structure
Two shells produced by the pressing process, which are joined together to form a hollow glass body
Increased resistance to glass breakage
All types of fittings suitable for glass, such as door handles, hinges, locks, sliders, etc.
Special holding systems for glass constructions such as facades, canopies, etc.
Sealing materials that are particularly suitable for glass
Stair constructions with steps made of laminated safety glass
Machine-drawn colourless window glass named after the old window glazing of the Goethehaus in Frankfurt. Used for the restoration of historic glazing.
Diagonal grinding of the corners
Grinding of corners with a certain radius
Resistant to hail grain fogging
Glass provided with resistance heating elements such as electrically conductive wires (laminated safety glass), printed electrical conductors or electrically conductive surface coatings
Glass with increased thermal insulation properties
Non-sizzable, non-combustible, non-flammable
Insulating glass of the Glas TrĂ¶sch Group
Break unmachined cutting edges at an angle of 45Â° to prevent injury
Easy to clean, no breeding ground for microorganisms
Generic term for glass containers of all kinds, e.g. bottles
Limited risk of injury in the event of glass breakage
A glazing element consisting of two or more glass panes separated by one or more air- or gas-filled spaces which are connected at the edges to be air-, gas- and moisture-proof.
Leaded glass for protection against X-rays
Small pieces of glass joined together to form a sheet of glass by means of lead rods
Light is refracted and deflected, for example by an ornamental surface structure
Limited reflection of the glass
Frosted picture glass that is only suitable if the image in question is at a short distance from the glass.
Not to be confused with the qualitatively superior anti-reflective picture glass Luxar "Classic".
Anti-reflective glass of the Glas TrĂ¶sch Group
A tinted, drawn machine glass with a smooth surface on one side and a ribbed surface on the back side
Etching or sandblasting of glass surfaces
Translucent white opaque glass
Separation and cutting of mainly thick, mostly laminated safety glass using milling tools
Clear or coloured float glass sprayed with a silver layer and provided with a copper layer and a top coat
Mechanically processed plane-parallel and surface-polished glass
Does not absorb or release any moisture, thus no change of shape such as swelling, warping, shrinkage, discarding, etc.
Special glass, mostly coloured, produced by the old glassmaker's blowpipes method.
The neo-antique glass is a mouth-blown glass, which is produced according to traditional production methods. Not to be confused with machine-drawn neo-antique glass.
Glass with increased soundproofing properties
Grinding a trough-like notch on the glass surface for horizontal sliding of the glass in furniture or switch systems
Does not absorb and does not release odours
Non-transparent glass, white or coloured in mass
Also opal flashed glass, light-diffusing glass with colourless or coloured base layer and opalescent flashing
Cast glass produced by the machine rolling process, colourless or coloured, with surfaces shaped in relief on one or both sides
Cast glass with wire mesh insert and surface structure on one or both sides.
A solid-coloured float glass with heat-absorbing properties
Thin glass, reflective or anti-reflective, for the protection of image surfaces. The leading picture glass is Luxar "Classic"
Generic term for cast plastic glass
Cutting edge bright polished as straight edge with 45Â° phase or round or semicircular edge etc.
Flat, transparent, clear soda-lime glass with parallel and polished surfaces, produced by grinding and polishing the surfaces of wire ornamental glass. (see also product description for ornamental glass)
Extruded polycarbonate-based plastic glass, increased impact resistance
Glass formed by a pressing process, such as the glass block
Refining process in which the glass is thermally or chemically brought into a system of constant stress distribution (compressive stress on the surface, tensile stress in the glass core).
Application of ink with different printing processes
A cast glass manufactured as U-profile by machine rolling with ornamentation on the outside.
Psi value is the linear heat transfer coefficient of the transition between frame-glass edge-glass. This value is included in the U-value calculation of the insulating glass and formulates the additional heat dissipation in the area of the edge seal. The Psi value depends on the insulating glass spacer material and the window frame material as well as the number of insulating glazings used (2 or 3-fold).
Cast glass, similar to cathedral glass, which can be produced in greater thicknesses
A cast glass formed with smooth rollers with only slightly patterned surfaces, which was formerly used to produce mirror glass.
Natural reflections of the glass
Mechanical roughening of the glass surface with sand
Separation and cutting of mainly thick, mostly laminated safety glass using sawing tools
Hobby decorating of glass surfaces using appropriate scribing tools
Grouting of glass with special sealants
Covered toughened safety glass and laminated safety glass or acrylic and polycarbonate glass
In case of breakage the splinters are held together
Glass for light signals in road, rail and shipping traffic in the colours red, green, yellow and blue
Finely etched glass with diffuse and non-reflective reflection
Insulating glass of the Glas TrĂ¶sch Group with at least one thermal insulation coating
Glass that can perform sun protection functions (low g-value)
Semi-transparent coated glass, which allows viewing from the dark to the bright side, but not vice versa
Cast, solid-colored, translucent, thick glass plate with lava structure
Solar control glass of the Glas TrĂ¶sch Group
Subsequent processing of the surface of flat glass by grinding, polishing, etching, sandblasting, etc.
Toughened safety glass with alarm function from the Glas TrĂ¶sch Group
Screen-printed glass of the Glas TrĂ¶sch Group
Toughened safety glass from the Glas TrĂ¶sch Group
Curved glass of the Glas TrĂ¶sch Group
Laminated safety glass of the Glas TrĂ¶sch Group
Glass steps with support system and anti-slip strips from the Glas TrĂ¶sch Group
Glass point holding system for single and multi-pane glass of the Glas TrĂ¶sch Group
Light-diffusing, non-transparent glass element with glass-fibre fleece or glass-fibre spun between two glass panes
Categorie of glass usually thinner than 2 mm (not for building purposes)
Curved mirrors used in road traffic
Light-transmissive, but not clear transparent
No restriction on viewing
Light-transmissive, but strongly reduced transparent
Glass with higher flexural strength and thermal shock resistance, but in the fracture pattern similar to float glass
In European standardization, all sizes are abbreviated on the basis of their English word names. This designates the heat transfer coefficients (U-value) as follows:
Ug - Glazing
Uf - Frame
Uw - Window
Ucw - Curtain Walling
Consisting of at least two glass panes connected with at least one viscoplastic, highly tear-resistant PVB film (polyvinyl butyral)
Cutting of free forms, corner cut-outs, cut-outs and bores with water jet without post-processing of the matt edges
Flat glass produced by mechanical drawing process
Cast glass with wire mesh insert with lower flexural strength than normal glass of comparable thickness.
Mechanically processed plane-parallel and surface-polished glass with wire mesh insert with lower flexural strength than normal glass of comparable thickness.
Glass containing a high amount of lead with high absorbency for X-rays