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Laser Glass Processing - GTS at the cutting edge of technology

Laser Glass Processing - GTS at the cutting edge of technology

Wednesday 24 September 2014

A novel project using laser technology to improve existing glass-cutting techniques is set to revolutionise glass processing capabilities across the industry. Independent research and development, consultancy and testing facility, Glass Technology... Read More


GTS launches ESOS Energy Audit and Assessment Service

GTS launches ESOS Energy Audit and Assessment Service

Friday 5 September 2014

Independent research and development, consultancy and testing facility, Glass Technology Services Ltd (GTS), has launched a flexible ESOS assessment service - building on their comprehensive environmental experience, management of glass sector Climate... Read More


GTS joins clean shale stimulation research and development consortium

GTS joins clean shale stimulation research and development consortium

Tuesday 26 August 2014

Glass Technology Services (GTS) has joined the eCORP Stimulation Technologies, LCC (ecorpStim) clean shale stimulation research and development consortium. Scientists at GTS, who have many years’ experience in novel uses of glass based materials,... Read More


World Leading Glass Research, Innovation and Product Developments

World Leading Glass Research, Innovation and Product Developments

Wednesday 13 August 2014

Independent research and development, consultancy and testing facility, Glass Technology Services Ltd (GTS), looks at world-class developments and knowledge transfer across the glass industry. Robert Ireson, GTS Innovation Team Leader, explains that Global... Read More


Guide to new CE Marking legislation

Guide to new CE Marking legislation

Monday 21 July 2014

In July 2013, the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) fully replaced the Construction Products Directive (CPD)  - making it compulsory for all glass construction products (including architectural and insulating glass units) and road marking materials... Read More


Unexplained Glass Failure - Don’t jump to inclusion conclusions

Unexplained Glass Failure - Don’t jump to inclusion conclusions

Tuesday 1 July 2014

Nickel Sulphide (NiS) inclusions are a known issue for toughened glass, resulting from the presence of nickel contaminants in the glass melt reacting with sulphur, most likely from the furnace fuel. During thermal toughening, these inclusions undergo... Read More


GTS expands testing remit following continued audit success

GTS expands testing remit following continued audit success

Thursday 15 May 2014

Independent research and design specialist Glass Technology Services Ltd (GTS) has further expanded its extensive product testing and chemical analysis services for the glass supply chain as it continues to achieve independent audit success. Scoring... Read More


Pioneering biocompatible glass ceramics are set to revolutionise hip joint implants

Pioneering biocompatible glass ceramics are set to revolutionise hip joint implants

Tuesday 6 May 2014

Developed in a unique partnership on glass production, coatings fabrication and software on demand, the biocompatible technology was made possible through a research grant from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) under the contract... Read More


Specialists launch free website tools to calculate glass performance

Specialists launch free website tools to calculate glass performance

Monday 14 April 2014

Glass Technology Services Ltd (GTS) has launched two online calculators to help professionals across the flat glass supply chain work out the energy balance value - or ‘Effective U Value’ - and weight of their products. Designed to aid... Read More


Triple Glazing - Weight, Safety and Performance

Triple Glazing - Weight, Safety and Performance

Thursday 10 April 2014

The debate over triple glazing, including the “Triple Glazing Question”, has been gaining momentum this year. We have discussed a number of key issues within different trade journals, but a recent question caught the eye of Garry Smith, one... Read More


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