glazing bar

glazing bar

[′glāz·iŋ ‚bär]
(building construction)

glazing bar

One of the vertical or horizontal bars within a window frame which hold the panes of glass; a muntin.
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This test specimen was built in a hip end configuration and two different framing systems were tested, both the 2" and a 2 1/2" glazing bar.
WINDOW frames get a bit grubby over the years because condensation washes dust down the panes and it collects in the gap between the glass and the lower glazing bar.
The windows are beautifully proportioned with inset casement sash windows and delicate glazing bars.
Aluminium is easier to look after, but encourages more condensation and requires special clips to fix supports, shading and insulation to the glazing bars.
Modern windows are usually glazed with one large sheet of glass per sash, while windows in the past were glazed with multiple panes separated by glazing bars or "muntins", due to the unavailability of large panes.
concertinas and the glazing bars have a period feel, as in Lina Bo Bardi's glass house in Sao Paulo, which was one source of inspiration.
However now companies like Advanced use insulated walls and floors, multi-chamber upvc frames, 40mm triple glazing, insulated roof glazing bars and 35mm multi-chamber solar-coated polycarbonate.
Fasten string supports to the base of the stalk and secure in the glazing bars to tie in the stems as they grow.
Less weight also allows Lexan sheet to be supported by lighter-weight glazing bars and substructure, reducing the amount of support material required.
Arched front doorways and square front bays with well-positioned glazing bars in large double-glazed windows give a mature cottage look to the energyefficient modern homes.