U-shaped glass and flat glass belong to the same building glass. It is the two varieties of building glass, just like steel plates and steel types belong to steel. There is no one to compare between them, just as there is a function between hands and feet. The reason why such a problem is raised is that the blind spot may be the word "glass." Thinking that it is all glass, it is determined that the function is similar. In fact, this problem is the same as comparing steel plates and steel types.
One: The composition of the glass is slightly different, like the relationship between ordinary steel and special steel.
Two: The forming process is different.
Three: Because the shape of the section is different, it is also different in mechanical properties. The difference is very large if the concentrated load test is based on equal product, equal length, and equal span.
Fourth: In buildings, flat glass is often used as a window material, while U-shaped glass is a wall material that can be used as an internal and external protective material in buildings.
V: U-type glass is a double-layer buckle type installation, so thermal insulation and sound insulation are higher than flat glass. Its heating costs are 40 % lower.
Six: Due to the high mechanical strength of U-glass itself, the height of use in buildings, flat glass can not be compared. Considering the wind load, there is a strict specification of the maximum allowable area of the four-sided supported flat glass. From this point of view, U-glass can save more than 50 % of steel in installation.
Seven: The physical and optical properties of U-shaped glass and flat-panel glass are not very different, and the perspective performance of U-shaped glass is different from that of flat-panel glass due to forming. However, the reflection performance of light is not the same. Therefore, it is up to the designer's design concept to choose.
U-shaped glass is a new type of energy-saving and environmentally friendly transparent wall material. Many outstanding architectural designers at home and abroad are favored and have been used in many buildings. Welcome to our website. For designers, all building materials are a language and color. Just as we can not recommend and comment on which color is the most beautiful until now, because the designer's innovative concept is unfathomable.