The Pictorial History of Windsor Castle by Marguerite D. Peacocke

By Marguerite D. Peacocke

The Pictorial background of Windsor fort.

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3 Temperable Offline Coatings It is a new generation of coatings manufactured in offline process. These coatings can be further processed like online (hard) coatings. In short they combine the high performance of offline coating with ease of processing of online coatings. They can be also be used in single glazing. 7 INSULATING GLASS UNIT (DOUBLE GLAZING) The insulating glass is a prefabricated unit made of two or more glass panes, separated by a cavity and edgeshermetically sealed together. This edge seal not only binds the individual sheets of glass together to maintain the mechanical strength of the joint but also protects the cavity between the glasses from outside influences.

Moreover, given that the facade is preserved, the interior damage will be substantially limited. 4 Security from Earthquakes Laminated glass composed of one sheet of ordinary glass and one sheet of heat-tempered glass opens the way to an anti-earthquake glazing, particularly when used in combination with seismically engineered systems. The glass even if broken should stay in position. 5 Security from Hurricanes During a storm, the most vulnerable parts of homes and buildings are the doors and windows.

Tempered glass can be used in balustrades, escalator side panels, handrails, shower screens, bathtub enclosures, sliding/swing Types of Glass, Properties and Uses 15 doors, squash, racquetball wall, showcases, partitions etc. Other areas where tempered glass should be used are: • Mainly used for safety and strength • Curtain walls of high-rise buildings • Exterior and interior of buildings where strength is important • Spandrels for walls and decorative panelling • Door openings, showroom and lobby facades, escalator side plates, and staircase handrails • Viewing partitions of sports complexes, resorts and airports.

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