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IGMA Moves Forward with New Technical Publications

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) has approved a number of technical publications for the fenestration industry. These included: TM-1300-13, Design Considerations for Multiple Cavity Insulating Glass Units: The purpose of this document is to guide the design, fabrication and use of multiple-cavity insulating glass (IG) within the fenestration industry. It is not intended to duplicate pre-existing guidelines for single-cavity IG. Rather, it is meant to expand upon those guidelines where requirements for multiple-cavity IG … CONTINUE READING

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Wagner Presents Potential Solution for Global IG Standards

Dr. Werner Wagner of Sika Services AG, based in Zurich, Switzerland, presented his findings on “European Gas Loss Testing and Related Benefits” at today’s sessions for the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) Annual Conference in New Orleans. Most notably in his presentation, Wagner posed the question of how to reach an international standard for insulating glass units (IGUs) as well as a potential, theoretical solution for a global standard. “By the end of the day … CONTINUE READING

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IGMA Summer Conference Continues with Work, Presentations

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) Summer Technical Conference continued today with a meeting of the Emerging Technology and Innovation Committee and a presentation by Ken Rubis of Dow Corning about cold bent insulating glass units. Four separate task groups met as part of the activities. “Today’s focus was primarily on getting a lot of work done,” says Margaret Webb, IGMA executive director. “We are working on new information on gas permeability and testing, vacuum … CONTINUE READING

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IGMA Technical Conference Gets Underway

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) has made great strides on the first day of its summer technical conference, which kicked off this morning in Ottawa, Ontario, according to Margaret Webb, executive director. The technical services committee discussed an ongoing study on thermal stress issues for insulating glass which would remove barriers for the creation of an ASTM standard on insulating glass. The committee reported that the study has been on hold for the past … CONTINUE READING

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New Research Committee, VIG Share Limelight at IGMA General Meeting

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) is holding its annual general meeting in Tempe, Ariz., all this week, January 31 to February 4. “We have four ballots, three of which have passed already,” said Marg Webb, executive director of IGMA. “We’ll have two published this year, if not three.” Eighty people are attending the meeting, and Webb said the number is encouraging as it represents a growth in attendance. The newly created Emerging Technology and … CONTINUE READING

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