BU636 Protecting glass from damage
The surface of glass is susceptible to damage by corrosion, scratching, staining and etching. Coatings applied to glass to alter its optical and/or thermal performance are also vulnerable to damage.
This bulletin describes the key causes of damage and how glazing can be protected. It updates and replaces Bulletin 337 Protecting window glass from surface damage.
This bulletin covers:
- glass manufacture
- causes of damage
- designing to prevent damage
- care of glass during construction
- cleaning and maintenance.
|Publication date||April 2019|