With technology development, Using glass is frequently in high-rise buildings for outer covering. But, high-rise residences differ from high-rise buildings. High-rise residences only allow windows to use glass. The curtain wall is a vital part of construction systems and moreover, the curtain wall of building envelope uses transparent glazing material frequently.
Then, why do so many high-rise buildings like to use glass for exterior walls? To explore this, we must realize which glass can be used in building walls and the advantages of using glass in facades? In this article, we will explore it.
By understanding the curtain wall glass process through which is a complex glass as it’s available to adjust multiple structural functions in construction.
Firstly, choose toughened glass in glass facades.
Tempered glass is a safety glass and has high strength than ordinary glass. Glass tempering process will increase its strength to resist wind pressure, thermal stress, or both. In addition, toughened glass is safe when glass breaks, it just shatters into some small pieces, and the granular chunks are less likely to cause injury.