Cugher: bigger and bigger; better and better

2015-06-20 | Screen printing equipment

With the continuous growth in size of glass used for buildings and, of course, the amount of glass used too, glassmakers and processors are having to work hard to keep up with the safety and aesthetics requirements involved. Putting two characteristics such as safety and aesthetics together is not an easy job but Cugher Glass has done just that. With its new EASY printing line, processors are now guranteed the right technical solution for their needs, while saving on time and costs too.

Cugher: bigger and bigger; better and better
Glass: essential, everywhere, unique
Glass is essential, it is every-where; the world’s most impressive building projects, latest car models or appliances, most probably involve large areas of glass. The use of glass is heading the most popular trends in buildings design, the automotive and appliances industries.
Glass has unique properties. Aesthetically it looks good, it is economical, recyclable and energy
efficient. Moreover, natural light has positive effects on people. 
Numerous functionalities can be implemented to improve aesthetics, visibility, light control, safety and comfort. The use of large glass panes for both residential and non-residential buildings is therefore growing.

Aesthetics and safety - together
The primary driver for bigger glass size in building is aesthetics.
With the advance of technology, glass is also playing an important role in the development of intelligent building shells to improve heat insulation, solar protection and lately solar power generation.
For safety reasons, glass needs to be laminated instead of tempered, while exterior aesthetics require colour, glass sheet size and transparency.
Individuality is a major driver for the increasing diffusion of glass as preferred material in interiors. Customers want experiences and environments created according to their specific request.
Glass provides this possibility, in both building shells and interior design. Today, the latest silk screen technology, digital printing and film laminates a...










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Year: 2015 number: 3
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