Handbook of Glass in Construction

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McGraw Hill Professional, 1997 - Technology & Engineering - 584 pages
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Here is the first comprehensive guide to the specification, installation, manufacture, and testing of glass units and windows for construction. Packed with data, descriptions, applications, and illustrations, the book examines all types of glass and insulating glass, including single and dual sealed systems, heat mirror materials, sealant compounds, and swiggle strip and metal edge compounds. You'll also find complete details on safety glass for hurricane-prone regions and for security purposes—plus a glossary of terms and listings of trade organizations, suppliers, and manufacturers.

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About the author (1997)

Joseph S. Amstock, a consultant with Professional Adhesive and Sealants Systems, is currently involved with various Walt Disney World projects in Florida and California dealing with the proper insulation and sealing of glass. He was previously business manager for sealants with Bostik, Inc. Prior to that, he worked for Thiokol Chemical Corp. and Products Research and Chemical Corp., and also served as a consultant for the government of Ireland. Mr. Amstock is Editor of the new Handbook of Sealants and Adhesives in Construction, forthcoming from McGraw-Hill.

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