Volume 39, Number 10 - October 2004

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Ninth Annual Guide to Glass Machinery and Equipment
With this section you'll find a handy guide for selecting glass fabricating machinery and equipment, as well as product descriptions and details. Products that you'll find at glasstec 2004 are also highlighted

Understanding the U.S. Glass Industry
Take a look at where and how glass manufacturers operate throughout the United States and learn what some company representatives see for the future of the industry.

Blowing Hot Air
Convection furnaces are a new technology for tempering glass, but how does it differ from traditional methods? Glassrobots’ Juha Karisola explains. 

Built to Perform
There’s more to designing for blast resistance than you may think. Such was the case with the New York State Insurance Fund building. Here you can learn about the windows used in retrofitting the building.

Ready for Anything
The design and construction of the new federal courthouse in Gulfport, Miss., not only had to meet blast requirements, but also hurricane-code criteria.

Security, Aesthetics and Design
Members of the Protective Glazing Council convened in Washington, D.C., to discuss important issues in the industry. Inside a recap of the topics and discussions explored during the two-day event.

Win-Win, Win-door
Going to Win-door next month? Take this guide along for quick reference and show information.

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