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.
New Paper to be Published at GPD Finland; Silicone Opacifiers for Spandrel Glass Applications: Risk Mitigation in Thermal Stresses
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PRESS RELEASE: ICD High Performance Coatings Releases Paper; Silicone Opacifiers for Spandrel Glass Applications: Risk Mitigation in Thermal Stresses
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.
Improper use of sealants is the #1 leading cause of yellowing, but the fix is easy!
Difference Between 2-Sided Structural & 4-Sided Structural Glazing with OPACI-COAT Spandrel Products
Most are aware that there is a glazing method called structural glazing. There are many who do not realize there are two types of structural glazing, two-sided and four-sided.
The goal for most companies that supply products is to provide a solution to a problem. Market studies are done, research and development activated and the hopeful (expected) outcome is something that can ease a market worry.
With every new year optimism and hope takes it's place in our minds. But before we can move into 2017, looking back at what was accomplished in 2016 is a great exercise.
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