PRESSING IN GLASS
Apart from the manufacture of architectural glass mouldings we are also the makers
of many types of structural glass and of several speciaUties for the Building Trade for
each of which separate booklets are available7
The REEDED series of figured rolled glasses.
GLASS SILK (Euphon Quilt) for sound deadening.
CALOREX heat-absorbing glass.
CHANCE BROTHERS CO. LTD., Glass Works, Smethwick, Birmingham
This photograph shows a
stage in the manufacture
of a semi-circular light
The white hot "metal"
is falling from the
"gatherer's" rod into the
body of the mould prior
to pressing. The mould
operator stops the flow
with his shears when
sufficient "metal" has
been introduced. The
plunger or positive part
of the mould is then
forced downwards and is
not removed until the
cooling metal is suffi
ciently set to retain its
Finally, the article is
tipped out and borne
away for annealing.
Great accuracy and pre
cision are necessary for a
Reeded, Gross-Reeded, Broad Reeded and Chevron Reeded. These glasses
composed of plain straight lines, either vertical or horizontal, were designed
to clean architecture. They are highly translucent and easy
This most efficient absorbent of sound cannot deteriorate with age does
not attract moisture nor harbour insects or vermin and yet can be'easily
handled and applied.
Cuts out 80 per cent, of the sun's heat and gives cool, comfortable
conditions in the warmest weather.
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