glass window. Tuesday , February 27th , 2018 - 05:49:42 AM
There are several people who may have a different perception altogether as far as the story behind the existence of beautiful glass windows is concerned. They have been in existence since ages. Those who are fond of aesthetic art can definitely find a certain level of sophistication and complexity in these windows. Such windows are preferred by religious institutions because of the reason that they have a soothing effect and it provides colorful light and reflections that gather inside the building that can be realized through the glass.
Lead channel window panels are the original form of stained glass. Working and soldering the channel is labor intensive and the designs tend to be simpler executions because of the weight and labor involved. Foiled panels are able to use much smaller pieces and can even use 3D techniques, with flowers or birds lifting from the purely vertical, into the room they occupy. The glass pieces are cut, ground smooth, the edges encased in copper foil, the pieces are fitted together, and after a flux solution is applied so it will adhere, solder is melted over the foils and joins the pieces of glass together.
Another low cost and more contemporary approach to producing them is the use of transparent colored glass sheets that are stuck on to plain glass. Being an easier process, this approach is much cheaper when it comes to producing them. Hence, this is by far the most common technique used in manufacturing these windows today.
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