Where is the future of glass heading to? The special show glass technology live with the international specialist symposium will provide the answer. Innovative products, solutions and developments as well as current projects from science and research. Special focus: Studies in form, design, aesthetics and efficiency, e.g. glass exhibits in XXXL..
Find out everything about glass and its use in current, already realised projects. Renowned international representatives from architecture, civil engineering, industry and processing present their solutions in a professional dialogue.
Participation is free of charge, with simultaneous interpretation German/ English.
German association Flachglas
Deutsche Glastechnische Gesellschaft (DGG)
Hüttentechnische Vereinigung der Deutschen Glasindustrie (HVG) (German association of glass manufacturers/suppliers to the glass industry)
Stuttgart University, Institute for Building Construction and Design, Prof. Behling und sein Team
VDMA Forum Glass Technology
Tuesday: Melting and Forming
Wednesday: Glass Industry 4.0 - integration of products and processes Thursday: Transparent Building Skins And Digital Planning Processes Friday: Innovative flat glass products / Requirements for windows and facades - today and tomorrow / Regulations and standards
Welcome in the Crafts Centre in Hall 9. Here you experience new glass applications and hands-on possibilities for usage.
This year the special show Handwerk Live will be about measurement and controlling of glass. Get informed by practical demonstrations about the requirements, procedures and liability questions due to glass stability:
Pendulum test, bending test and residualload-bearingcapacity
SHOW YOUR SKILLS
How fast can you fix a sliding door or a reef to a van? Compete with other visitors and win great prices by Bohle and Hegla.
The focus is on the stand of the Federal Association of Glazier Trades, which is the most important sector meeting point for glass craftsmanship. In the Glass Finishing Arena, you can expect to see presentations on the latest cost-effective products and processing technologies.
The competition to find the best vehicle glazier: this is where not only precision, but also the latest techniques, are presented – live!
Awarded glass art from leading international artists and galleries.
Congresses - Conferences - Forums
INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE CONGRESS
Wednesday, 21. September 2016 Under the title “Contrasts – new architecture with glass“, international top architects present their projects with modern glass architecture par exellence.
20-21 September 2016 With the focus on "Energy, Glass and Façade", the latest developments surrounding the area of glass construction will take centre stage in the scientific conference. International scientists and researchers invite guests to two days of discussions.
In cooperation with Darmstadt Technical University and Dresden Technical University.
19-20 September 2016 How are high-precision thin glass elements for displays, touch-screens, smart glass and solar glass manufactured in top quality? Informative presentations by representatives from the worlds of science and industry will provide insights.
In cooperation with the VDMA Forum for Glass Technology, the working Group (AG) for Photovoltaic Production Methods and the Technology Transfer Institute of Eastern Bavaria e.V. (OTTI), 19 and 20 September 2016.