glasstec 2012: The first hours
The world's largest trade show, glasstec/solarpeq, opened October 23 in Düsseldorf, Germany, where new glass technologies of every type and configuration, along with the machinery that creates them, took up nine exhibit halls. The opening event was set in the "glass technology live" special exhibit area that focuses on the future of glass, some of which is already in place in Europe.
GLASFENSTER or GLASSWINDOW, by Woschko Winlite GMBH, Weinberg, Germany, is manufactured using automotive technology and can be built into a wall opening as a triple insulating glass casement or tilt and turn into a post and rail facade. The unit can be fabricated up to 100 meters high.
The morning of October 23, the biggest crowd surrounded an almost all-glass window, as yet unmarketed, but sure to appeal to architects the world over for its sheer elegance. Called GLASFENSTER or GLASSWINDOW, it is manufactured using automotive technology. It can be built into a wall opening as a triple insulating glass casement or tilt and turn into a post and rail facade. The unit can be fabricated up to 100 meters high.
The fabricator, Woschko Winlite GMBH, Weinberg, Germany, noted the company is looking for partners to help bring it to market. The company also showed a "T" profile that combines aluminum and stainless steel in a seamless design and finish.