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The Ins and Outs of Glass Fabrication

There are many glass fabrication terms that are used in the manufacturing and finishing process. These terms can be confusing and difficult to distinguish. More so, it can be hard to determine when a particular finish might be beneficial to an application. Below, let's look at each term in more detail.

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What to Consider When Customizing a Glass Tabletop

When sizing glass table tops to bases, it's important to keep the elements proportionate to one another for reasons of safety, visual balance, and overall aesthetics. Below, we go over some of the most important elements to consider when customizing your glass tabletop.

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How Do We Cut Glass Using a Water Jet?

The cutter is connected to a high-pressure water pump where the water is then ejected out of the nozzle, cutting through the glass with a stream of high-speed water. Additives in the form of suspended grit or other abrasives, such as garnet and aluminum oxide, assist in this process.

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What is Mirror Edge Polishing?

A flat polished edge is commonly applied to mirrors that will displayed without using a frame. This polish gives the mirror a beautiful professional finish and eliminates the possibility of cutting your hands when touching the edges.

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Custom Fabricated Glass Marker Boards

Custom glass marker boards are utilized in numerous industries and agencies across the country. Glass marker boards have become increasingly popular in churches, corporations, education facilities, and government agencies.

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What is Low Iron Glass

Low iron glass delivers maximum clarity and color neutrality. It elevates light transmission and presents views that are true to life. Manufactured using a proprietary process, quality materials, and low iron content, iron glass is noticeably clearer and more color-neutral than standard clear glass.

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8 Types of Insulated Glass for Windows

Homeowners and business owners have multiple options for choosing window glass. The type of glass they choose depends on factors such as climate control, location, construction materials, and exposure to the sun.

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Glass Fabrications vs. Glass Manufacturing: What’s the Difference?

You may hear the terms glass manufacturing and glass fabrication interchangeably. Although many people in the glass industry use both terms every day, there can be much confusion over what they actually mean and how they are applied into the products and services that are offered.

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How is Commercial Etched Glass Made?

Glass etching produces unique designs across the surface of a piece of glass. Northwestern Glass Fab provides etched glass customized just the way you like it.

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What are Electric Door Strikes, and How Do They Keep Your Building Secure?

Determining who can enter a space and controlling access are central to a building’s security. One of the most common methods of controlling access to a building or space is the electric door strike. Electric door strikes are used frequently in lock hardware.

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