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The Future of Glass Technology – Fire Resistant Glass

The Future of Glass Technology – Fire Resistant Glass

Date posted: March 16, 2015 // Special Glass

Accidentally discovered 4000 years ago by the Phoenicians, glass has since evolved into one of the world’s most valuable and useful materials. As the backbone of space exploration, medical research, optics, telecommunications and architecture, constant innovations in glass technology have continued to increase and have resulted in some of the most spectacular glass products imaginable, such as fire resistant glass.

The World Leaders in Glass Technology

An international technology group with over 125 years of experience in Special Glass, Technical Glass, Optical Glass and Architectural Glass – SCHOTT has positioned itself as the world leaders of many superior materials and intelligent advanced glass technologies. As SCHOTT strives to push the boundaries of glass technology, they have refined innovation with a truly remarkable range of high-quality architectural fire resistant glass.

We are the South African Agents for SCHOTT

Not only is SCHOTT leading the innovation of 21st century fire resistant glass technology, but SCOTT is also developing and manufacturing a wide range of its high quality industrial fire resistant glass products at a number of production sites around the globe, including Labotec Industrial Technologies in Johannesburg, South Africa.

As the South African agents for SCHOTT Architectural Glass, Special Glass, Technical Glass and Optical Glass, we at Labotec Industrial Technologies are a company at the forefront of glass technology in South Africa. Working in close communication with a wide range of architects and developers throughout the Southern Hemisphere, we are proud to supply and deliver a broad range of fire resistant glass designed for a diverse spectrum of architectural building needs such as the following:

• PYRANOVA® Secure and PYRAN® Secure – a sophisticated and multifunctional flame and bullet proof safety glass, PYRANOVA® Secure and PYRAN® Secure meets and displays outstanding safety properties that combine fire protection with resistance. Ideal for protecting employees, visitors and business assets – both fire resistant glass types provide effective protection against hot gases, heat radiation, fire, smoke and ammunition.

• ROBAX® Fire Resistant Glass – another one of SCHOTTS futuristic, heat-resistant and transparent glass innovations is ROBAX® fire resistant glass. Able to withstand temperatures up to 1400° F (760° C), ROBAX® is a ceramic glass that allows for greater heat transmission, and is ideal for anthracite heaters, fireplaces and wood burners. With a special focus on 3-dimensional shapes and geometric diversity, ROBAX® offers fireplace manufacturers maximum flexibility for constantly coming up with new innovative designs.

The future of glass technology has certainly come a long way, and as the South African agents and experts in Special Glass technology and solutions, we are only just getting started! At Labotec Industrial Technologies, we always find solutions to fit our valued customer needs, and all our superior quality fire resistant glass products can either be found in a standard size, or they can be customised to suit your specific requirements at cost-effective prices.

Please feel free to contact us directly concerning your requirements – from price, properties, and workability to delivery, or take the time to browse our categories to view our products and awards. Our team of Special Glass, Technical Glass, Optical Glass and Architectural Glass experts are waiting to assist you in any way we can.