Inconsistencies in safety glass standards for use in buildings

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dc.contributor.author Ray, Abhi en_US
dc.contributor.author Jacob, Leon en_US
dc.contributor.author Davies, Phil en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-11-12T05:31:35Z
dc.date.available 2009-11-12T05:31:35Z
dc.date.issued 2006 en_US
dc.identifier 2006005539 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Ray Abhi, Jacob Leon, and Davies Phil 2006, 'Inconsistencies in safety glass standards for use in buildings', Australian Ceramic Society, vol. 42, no. 2, pp. 45-49. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0004-881X en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/3299
dc.description.abstract Interest in the desirably properties of safety glass has resulted in their extensive applications on buildings worlwide. In recent years attention hgas focussed on these specially manufactured glazing materials on accounts of the observation of human impact related accidents and consequent serious injuries including deaths. Safety glass as a glazing material is selected specifically tominimise the risk of human injury as a consequence of failure or fracture of the glass. Toughened and laminated are thetwo most commonly usedsafety glasses in the world and have their distinctive failure characteristics. In this paper standards related to safety glass usage in many parts of the world are reviewed in terms of the failure characteristics of thes specially manufactured construction materials. the existing inconsistencies are highlighted in view to the development of a set of universally acceptable standards. en_US
dc.publisher Australian Ceramic Society en_US
dc.title Inconsistencies in safety glass standards for use in buildings en_US
dc.parent Journal of Australasian Ceramic Society en_US
dc.journal.volume 42 en_US
dc.journal.number 2 en_US
dc.publocation Menai NSW Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 45 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 49 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Chemistry and Forensic Sciences en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 091200 en_US
dc.personcode 860311 en_US
dc.personcode 0000028698 en_US
dc.personcode 0000028699 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Materials Engineering en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.description.keywords safety glass, toughened glass, laminated glass, humanimpact, standards. en_US


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