I AgreeWe use Google Analytics to understand how visitors use our website. The cookies we collect are in an anonymous form.
For more details check out Cookie Policy and our Privacy Policy

T: +44 (0) 114 290 1801
E: enquiries@glass-ts.com


News

Make an enquiry

Make an enquiry




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


Triple Glazing – A Hot Debate – Exploring Effective U Values

Triple Glazing – A Hot Debate – Exploring Effective U Values

Friday 4 April 2014

A number of recent articles and debate around the “Triple Glazing Question” have highlighted the need for simple comparisons between the alternative glazing products and configurations possible for a site or location, which are clearly understandable... Read More


Clear toughened glass benefits demonstrated for BBC Watchdog

Clear toughened glass benefits demonstrated for BBC Watchdog

Friday 21 March 2014

Toughened glass features in the BBC’s new “Watchdog Test House” series next week (11.45am on Thursday 27 March) courtesy of Sheffield-based independent research, testing, analysis and design specialist Glass Technology Services... Read More


Forward focus from glass technology specialists

Forward focus from glass technology specialists

Wednesday 19 March 2014

Independent research, test and design specialists Glass Technology Services Ltd (GTS) will be debating current developments and looking forward to future innovations at Glass Focus 2014 - the glass industry supply-chain conference to be held on Friday,... Read More


Pre-manufacturing Assessments and FEA Modelling

Pre-manufacturing Assessments and FEA Modelling

Thursday 13 March 2014

Independent research and development, consultancy and testing facility, Glass Technology Services (GTS), looks at developments in product performance testing and says pre-manufacturing assessments and the use of FEA analysis is gaining traction across... Read More


Breaking news… BBC investigating toughened flat glass with GTS

Breaking news… BBC investigating toughened flat glass with GTS

Monday 27 January 2014

Glass experts at independent research and design specialist Glass Technology Services Ltd (GTS) are to take a starring role in a new BBC TV series. The product testing and glass development teams at GTS will be featured in a new BBC series scheduled... Read More


Accreditation Accreditation Accreditation Accreditation