FAQ

COMMON QUESTIONS
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01. What is printed glass?
02. What kind of glasses UBV manufactures?
03. The printed glass can be tempered?
04. The printed glass is more fragile than float glass?
05. What is Artglass line?
06. What process is used in the painting of Artglass glasses?
07. The UBV manufactures mirrors?
08. Howdo weapply the painted glass and mirrored wall or mobile?
09. Artglass line can be used in outdoor areas?
10. Can I apply Artglass Mirrored in wet areas such as bathrooms?
11. The glass Artglass can be applied to any surface?
12. The Artglass line can be laminated?
13. Artglass line can be tempered?
14. The printed glass can be bent?
15. How is the manufacturing process of wired glass?
16. What is the anti-reflective glass UBV?
17. Why can not I find some printed glasses UBV?

01. What is printed glass?
The printed glass, also called fancy glass is a glass which has one of its faces printed by a cylinder. This printed side can leave the more translucent or transparent glass.

02. What kind of glasses UBV manufactures?
UBV manufactures flat glass printing, ie glass having a textured printed on one side. In addition to the glass for window frames, Box, doors, partitions, furniture and flooring, we manufacture the wireframe glass and anti-reflective glass.

03. The printed glass can be tempered?
Yes. All printed glass can be tempered. Simply adjusting the tempering furnace for this type of glass.

04. The printed glass is more fragile than float glass?
No. Raw materials are the same. When comparing glass of the same thickness, the resistance will be the same regardless of the glass be printed or plain.

05. What is Artglass line?
It is a line of painted glass or cold mirrored the UBV provides directly to its customers. The glasses are supplied benefit, cut and ready to be installed.

06. What process is used in the painting of Artglass glasses?
The technology used is the painting cold, with a special epoxy paint. Main advantage is that it allows the cutting work (other than hardened and silkscreened glass). You may have the same treatment as a common ceramic.

07. The UBV manufactures mirrors?
Conventional mirrors are made from float glass, which is not manufactured by ULV. The UBV mirrors printed glass, which has no image reflection and are used for decoration.

08. Howdo weapply the painted glass and mirrored wall or mobile?
See Line Application Manual Artglass UBV.

09. Artglass line can be used in outdoor areas?
For now, until tests done, we do not recommend the application of Artglass online storefronts.

10. Can I apply Artglass Mirrored in wet areas such as bathrooms?
Yes, but it should be well placed to drain the water behind the glass and get off avoiding water accumulation. For the mirrored glass smearing it is necessary to apply the glass properly, according to the manual, but is not recommended for use in saunas.

11. The glass Artglass can be applied to any surface?
Any of: wood, cement, steel, plastic, etc ...

12. The Artglass line can be laminated?
Only with liquid resin.

13. Artglass line can be tempered?
You can not temper a painted or mirrored glass, because the ink does not support the temperature of 650º in the hardening furnace.

14. The printed glass can be bent?
Can. All glass processing procedures are applied to the printed glass UBV - tempering, laminating, bending, cutting, cutting, drilling, etc.

15. How is the manufacturing process of wired glass?
Once the glass passing between the cylinders and is to extend the wire (steel mesh) is placed within the vitreous mass, and then cooled gradually as ULV other printed patterns.

16. What is the anti-reflective glass UBV?
It is a glass with a very subtle impression with a thickness of 2.2 mm, used only for paintings, picture frames and frames in general.

17. Why can not I find some printed glasses UBV?
The UBV works today with more than 30 different standards and they are not always available in all vidraçarias. To find a specific pattern, please contact 0800 709 0710 UBV that indicate you a glazier who can assist you.
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