Newsletter April 2018
National Down Syndrome Day! Mike Fenton our Engineering Manager helped Ravensby Glass raise £250 as part of a raffle for National Down Syndrome Day. The raffle was to raise money for Dundee’s Disabled children’s association who has helped Mike’s niece to live a happy life. DDCA are a local independent charity providing activities and support for children and young people with extra support needs and their families We are delighted to have helped raise £250 to an overall total of £1506.31 for this wonderful charity and also all wore our colorful odd socks on Wednesday 21st March to help support those living with Down syndrome.
Our Wear It Pink Day on Friday 20th of October was a great success! Thanks to everyone involved we managed to raise an amazing £ 828.84 for Breast Cancer Now!
Ravensby Glass are delighted to have been shortlisted as a finalist in the Glass Company of the Year category of the G17 Awards! Interviews will be held shortly then the winners will be announced at the G17 event at The London Hilton on Park Lane. We’ve got our fingers crossed!
Ravensby Glass are now producing laminated glass with Vanceva coloured PVB interlayers. Producing a broad spectrum of colors and moods that are unachievable using stock selections of glass, Vanceva® gives architects and designers more creative freedom with glass than ever before. The interlayers screen out up to 99% of damaging UV radiation up to 380 nm to help stop color fading and the deterioration of fabrics and furnishings. We can create a range of bespoke laminated products, there are many different interlayers that can be incorporated in between the glass panes to create unique designs. No matter what your idea is, get in touch and we will do our best […]
Ravensby Glass have recently invested in their heat soaking facilities due to increasing market demand for this process. They have doubled their heat soaking capacity by purchasing a second Torgauer oven. Due to the regulated duration of the heat soaking process, there is a limit on capacity which can only be expanded with the introduction of an additional oven. The tempering process of glass increases the strength of glass around 5x. However, the tempering process can cause problems if the float glass used has microscopic inclusions within it. Nickel sulphide particles formed in the production of the float glass will cool down at a different rate to the rest of […]
Ravensby Glass have now been awarded BS EN 14449 certification for their laminated glass. Ravensby Glass recently installed a Pujol 100 50 X 28 Fast Curing laminating machine to enable them to create high performance heat strengthened laminated and toughened laminated glass. We use EVA interlayers which offer exceptional long-term weather resistance, excellent light transmission and high UV protection. We can also use PVB interlayers which offer reduced sound transmission and great UV protection. Sentry interlayers are also available which offer exceptional resistance towards breakage and vandalism. Another option Ravensby Glass can produce is sound reduction laminated glass which incorporates acoustic interlayers. This provides exceptional sound control performance which is useful in […]
Ravensby Glass have recently invested in a PUJOL 100 50×28 fast curing toughened laminate machine. This is a significant investment which will allow us to offer our customers quality toughened and heat strengthened laminated products on a quick turnaround. Toughened laminated offers safety, security and strength across many applications from commercial facades through to balustrades and stairways. Processed with either traditional PVB interlayer or weather resistant EVA interlayers the product will be available in a wide variety of thicknesses and configurations
We have recently invested in two new 18-Tonne curtain-sided DAF trucks, to supplement our already extensive fleet. This investment will assist us in meeting our customers demands and ensure we can continue to provide an efficient and secure delivery service.
We are delighted to announce we have been selected as a finalist for the ‘Glass Company of the Year’ category of the G16 awards. http://www.g-awards.com/g-16-finalists/ Follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn & Facebook to keep up-to-date on our progress!