Shaped Glass

Glass, Shaped

 

a large glass item used in construction and made from colorless or colored glass by a process of continuous rolling. Shaped glass can have a boxlike or channeled cross section and a smooth, grooved, or patterned surface. The glass is sometimes reinforced with wire netting. In the USSR, the maximum length of shaped glass with a boxlike cross section is 5 m and with a channeled cross section is 7 m. Shaped glass is used in fashioning translucent enclosed areas in buildings and other structures.

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The more sophisticated wine drinker likes their larger, tulip shaped glass for a wee swirl.
Shaped glass in beautiful colours is combined with delicate glass painting.
"To achieve this we shaped glass chandeliers creating crustacean forms and aquatic like movements combining with natural stones and timber wrapped walls simulating maritime themes, resulting in a natural stylish and warm interior playing backdrop to the beautiful patrons of the Middle East," said David Tokiwa, Managing Director of DBTA International.
On a purely visual level, the distorted refractions that the shaped glass produces in conjunction with the surface beneath are rather lovely.
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More than 12,500 individually shaped glass panels have been installed on Capital Gate's faade in a complex engineering feat which has taken Adnec and its construction partners ten months to complete.
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In fact, a conservatory incorporates custom-made materials and high-quality craftsmanship, such as shaped glass, curved woods, humidity-proof windows, airtight joints and elegant embellishments.
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