Sandberg Remains Open During This Challenging Time

Whilst many of our staff are working from home during these unprecedented times, all our activities remain open for business in line with government guidelines.  We have adjusted our operations so that staff remain safe.  Currently, although we are working at a reduced capacity, we are meeting client demands and are welcoming new enquiries.

glass failure due to nickel sulphide inclusion

Sandberg have considerable experience in the evaluation of the quality and use of glass. These services include but are not necessarily limited to:-

Float Glass

Review of production, handling and installation. Advice as to the potential risks associated with the types of installation.

Laminated Glass

Review of production and manufacturing processes for cast resin or PVB interlayer types of laminated glass. Advice as to acceptable quality.

Toughened Glass

Review of production and manufacturing. Advice as to risk of nickel sulphide inclusions and the possible ways to reduce risk of spontaneous failure.

Curved Glass

Review of production of curved glass for specialist projects including S shaped toughened glass and glass curved in both planes and fabricated into double glazing units.

Sandberg staff are involved in numerous projects where glazing is a significant proportion of the project. We are responsible for reviews of the specification, construction details and installation of the glass. Additionally we have been involved in numerous investigations into the failure of glass and glazing systems. This considerable experience enables us to provide our clients with the best possible advice to achieve the highest standards of visual and technical performance on their particular project.

Some of the types of projects in which we are or have been involved include:-

Bolted and Planar Glazing

Reviews of specifications, construction details, production and installation on such projects as:-

  • Channel Tunnel train depot
  • Peak Redevelopment - Hong Kong (Planar for typhoon conditions)
  • Criterion, Piccadilly (Curved bolted glazing)
  • Various UK Shopping centres

Structural and Traditional Glazing

Reviews of specifications, construction details, production and installation on such projects as:-

  • Canary Wharf
  • Broadgate Development
  • Ludgate Development
Alexander Hollyman

For further information contact: Alexander Hollyman, Senior Associate
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