UNI EN 12150-1 Glass of soda lime silicate safety glass thermally

By Gianluca Gaggioli published Tuesday, October 25, 2011 in Breaking News Breaking News , Product Planning and Projects |

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This legislation vupòe define tolerances, flatness, machining of the edges, and the features to which must match in case of fragmentation.

This legislation has the other riferimentile following standards:

EN 572-1 Glass in building - Basic soda lime silicate glass products:

Definitions and general physical and mechanical properties

EN 572-2 Glass in building - Basic soda lime silicate glass products: Float


EN 572-4 Glass in building - Basic soda lime silicate glass products: Drawn

sheet glass

EN 572-5 Glass in building - Basic soda lime silicate glass products:

Patterned glass

EN 673 Glass in building - Determination of thermal transmittance

(U value) - Calculation Method

EN 1096-1 Glass in building - Coated glass - Definitions and classification

RES 12600 Glass in building - Pendulum test - Impact test method for flat glass

and performance requirements.

The safety glass toughened soda lime silicate sodo- is achieved through a pane of glass monolithic and must match in case of rottoura fragments with sharp edges and rounded.

In the process of thermal curing can come to create deformations of the surface of the slab, these signs are defined staple marks, these deformations must still be within the tolerances specified for the realization of silicate glass, soda lime.

It should be noted that the production process will never create a totally flat, so you will be able to come to create two tipolgi of curvature:

global curvature

localized curvature

The glass for the measurement of the bending is placed perpendicular to the ground and kept in vertical position by holding the longer sides, the deformations must be verified lumgo the edges of the glass and along its diagonal, said measurement must be performed at ambient temperature.

For any work on the glass of soda lime silicate remember that after the work hardening should not be cut, sawn, or subjected to processing board so any activities to be undertaken on the document must be strictly carried out before quenching activity; also for the realization of the holes should be taken into considerations slabs with thickness exceeding AI4 mm, the hole diameter is recalled that misses possibly be less than the thickness of the slab

Their positioning will be affected by:

nominal thickness of the slab

magnitudes of the plate

diameter of the holes

dorma glass plate

quantity of holes to be played on the slab

We speak now of the evidence of fragmentation of the plates the size of the samples to be tested must be: (please refer to the norm) and each specimen shall be struck with a steel tool with tip in a point located to13 mm from the edge and the middle of the longer side of the same specimen.

How to espi of sharp tools and should be placed as the plate (specimen) is contained in Section 8.3 of the standard.

At the end of the test will be listed in the fragments and verified their measurement, the measurement will be carried out by applying a mask of detection of 50 +/- 1 MMAL order to verify exactly how many frmmenti were generated.

Also characteristics of glass that will be asked in examination will be:

Optical distortion


Durability Thermal

Mechanical resistance

The marking shall indicate that the glass is soda lime silicate must be strictly follows:

name and mark of the manufacturer

number of European reference standard (in this case EN 12150)

About the Author: Gianluca Gaggioli

Gianluca Gaggioli: married, with three children, all born at a short distance, you know how you find the time to "enjoy" on the issues of quality and management. For over ten years working in the medical field and railroad in the role of "Quality Assurance and Quality Management Systems." Specific skills: Quality Management According to Standards EN ISO 9001, SGSL, OT24, EN ISO 13485, IRIS (International Railway Industry Standard), COCS 30.5 / DT Trenitalia, Six Sigma, Kaizen, Quality Systems Auditor Certificate 19011 1st / 2nd Part ( internal audits and suppliers) and Enable Trainer RSPP ASPP, since 2008 a business consultant in the field of safety at work; DVR, POS, DUVRI, Designing plans for safety (organization and management courses workers); since June 2011 Editor in Chief of Organization Quality since March 2012 new Head Quality Management System in Aditech. .

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