Do you know what ‘selectivity’ means? Are you struggling to remember specific equations to calculate the acoustic performance of glass? Do you know what a Moire pattern is? The Guardian Glass Technical Glossary provides definitions of these terms and many others.
The glossary is an alphabetical listing of glass-related terms and phrases with definitions of each, including graphical illustrations and diagrams where helpful. The glossary contains a wide variety of terms including acoustical information and calculation formulae; glass types; Colour Rendering Index; dry glazing; infrared energy; Low-E glass; Moire Patterns; selectivity; shading coefficient; spacer; sputter coating; UV transmittance; U-value; visible light; wind and snow loads; and much more.
Learn the lingo of the glass industry
There's a lot to know about glass products, so we have compiled some of the most frequently used terms in the industry.
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