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Windshield Area Stress

In the shaping of glass with a sag or press-form process, it is easy to develop unpredictable area stress patterns in the body of the windshield. These stresses may make the window susceptible to stone impact or body twist loads.


Press Form Fold Line


Checking Residual Stress


Checking Residual Stress


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