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WINDSHIELD EDGE STRESS
WINDSHIELD AREA STRESS
SIDELITE / BACKLITE EDGE STRESS
TEMPER PATTERNS
ASSEMBLY STRESS
SILVER PATTERNS
THERMAL STRESS
RESIDENTIAL AND FLOAT
HEAT TREATMENT
ANNEALING
LAMINAR STRESS
EDGE STRESS
ENVIRONMENTAL STRESS
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Windshield Edge Stress
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Assembly Stress

Sleek modern designs demand that hinges, strut mounts, and other components be applied directly to the glass products whether bonded or fastened through drilled holes. Using special test procedures, the GFP 1200 and 2000 can be used to assess the load transfer from the glass to the body. Installation stress of windshields can also be monitored. The example below shows the stresses around a backlite hinge. The stresses were found to be acceptable.





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