These are some highlights I’ve enjoyed about Düsseldorf that will surely enrich your time at the Glasstec show. After many trips to Glasstec, I know it’s difficult to find the time to explore, but before you gulp-down a few too many delicious beers and you’re too sleepy from pig knuckle, try to work in a few of the sights. You will not be disappointed. View post for recommendations…
To grow in new markets, a businesses’ reputation and credibility matters, which is why it’s of the utmost importance to strategically choose who you partner with when cross-promoting products to new audiences. Learn specific advantages to strategic partnerships in this blog.
Even after 40+ years since its introduction and implementation in architectural designs, specifications for structural silicone glazing (SSG) continue to increase year after year.
While surveying ICD’s current customer base we asked a simple question:
“What can we do to serve you better?”
With advancements in energy performance, the Glass, Construction and Architecture industries have seen an increase in heat gain around buildings’ spandrel cavities. This heat gain in spandrel areas results in temperature gradients across the glass that may result in breakage of the inboard glass lite.
We are so excited to have OPACI-COAT-300® accepted into the mindful MATERIALS library. It is very exciting to be part of an ever-growing push in the design industry for greater transparency.
Every person in the architectural world should know what an HPD is. They may be impacting your projects now and if not, they will soon. Knowing will enable manufacturers to make better and healthier products. Likewise, they will improve your building projects.
ICD High Performance Coatings offers a series of free classes on many subjects pertaining to the industries we serve. We are continually adding more classes, subscribe to our newsletter (bottom of the page) to be kept up-to-date on any new offerings.
How strong is your spandrel glass?
Glass strength facts, silicone opacifiers vs ceramic enameled heat-strengthened glass.
In a newly published paper by some big glass industry names, spandrel glass applications are shown to have reduced risk of thermal breakage aIn a newly published paper by some big glass industry names, spandrel glass applications are shown to have reduced risk of thermal breakage and fallout if silicone opacifiers are used. nd fallout if silicone opacifiers are used.
ICD High Performance Coatings is pleased to announce that Chris Fronsoe – ICD Sales Manager – will be speaking at Glass Performance Days, June 28th through June 30th, 2017. Chris will be presenting our recently released paper on using silicone opacifiers for spandrel glass applications and their inherent risk mitigation benefits, especially when it comes to thermal stresses.
What is color tolerance and why does it matter?
How ICD partners with contractors to ensure project success.
Assuming can cost you big in the construction industry.
Guardian Glass Harmonizing Colors!!
New Vitro Architectural Glass harmonizing colors!!
In this Friday's "5-point Friday"; we touch on common reasons for stained wall-cladding glass, Franks Gehry wants to teach us about design and architecture, our CEO is loving Morrie Shechtman's 5th Wave Leadership, Max Perilstein's BEC round-up, and some words on the future value of glass products. Ton of great stuff for Friday.
We are big believers in the idea of working together as a community. Buildings and the products that go into them are varied, and the path is complex. Here are a few great resources we offer to help everyone above and below us in the product chain.