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March 2014

Clear, Original and Sympathetic Vision Coupled to Contemporary Performance Performance at Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater

Since its original construction, the building underwent a number of renovations, including the replacement glazing panels to conserve UV damage. These panels incorporated a PVB interlayer, which then began showing their age, with clouding, water ingress and delamination. To remedy the situation, the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy began researching alternative replacement panels, and its research pointed in one direction – laminated glass panels incorporating DuPont™ SentryGlas®.

February 2014

DuPont™ SentryGlas® Expressions™ Enables Stunning Visual Effects on Large-Scale Glass Façade for the AIDA Entertainment Building

DuPont™ SentryGlas® Expressions™ technology has played a key role in helping to create a new 1,700 square-meter, bright red glass façade for the AIDA Entertainment building in Hamburg, Germany. The building is the creative think tank for entertainment programs for all of AIDA’s cruise ship fleet. 

"Best of Design" Awards by Architect's Newspaper: Best Façade  – University of Baltimore Law School

The University of Baltimore Law school was recently awarded as winner of the "Best Façade" category which is part of the "Best of Design Awards,",a new award organized by the US-based magazine "Architect's Newspaper." More than 250 projects completed in 2013 were submitted into six categories, including Building of the Year, Best Façade, Best Interiors, Best Landscape, Best Fabrication Project and Best Student Built Work. In each category, a winner and two honorable mentions have been announced, only exception: the Building Of The Year, which is a three-way tie. 

January 2014

Curtain Wall Façade of Laminated Glass with High-Strength DuPont™ SentryGlas® interlayer Maximizes Safety for Vienna's Ares Tower

The Ares Tower, one of Vienna's tallest office buildings, has a double skin with a newly installed laminate glass curtain wall façade. Thanks to the use of DuPont's SentryGlas® interlayer, the façade's individual panels are neither thicker nor heavier than the previous single pane glazing, meaning that replacement could be carried out quickly and at high cost efficiency.


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November 2013

DuPont™ SentryGlas® Interlayer Helps Bring Judicial Center Up to Tougher Building Codes Following Extensive Façade and Building Renovation

DuPont™ SentryGlas® interlayers have played a vital role towards addressing more stringent building codes in the recent renovation of the 120,000 square foot façade covering the Judicial Center and Courthouse in West Palm Beach, Florida. 

Kuraray to Acquire DuPont Glass Laminating Solutions/Vinyls

On November 21, 2013, Kuraray (TSE:3405) and DuPont (NYSE: DD) announced they have signed a definitive agreement for DuPont to sell Glass Laminating Solutions/Vinyls (GLS/Vinyls), a part of DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers, to Kuraray for US$543 million, plus the value of the inventories. The sale is expected to close during the first half of 2014 pending customary regulatory approvals. 

October 2013

DuPont™ SentryGlas® Helps to Provide a Shining Light on the Guangzhou Skyline 

At 303m, the Leatop Plaza is the city's fifth tallest building. It has 69 floors in total, 5 of which are below ground, 35 elevators and 838 parking spaces. Designed by a team including more than 10 design firms, the developer invested some 2 billion RMB in the project, which was finally opened in 2012. Of the total façade area of 159,500m2, DuPont™ SentryGlas® was used over 63,000m2. 

DuPont™ SentryGlas® Qualifies for New Kawneer Hurricane-Protection System

DuPont Glass Laminating Solutions announces that DuPont™ SentryGlas® ionoplast and DuPont™ Butacite® PVB interlayers are qualified as options for use in Kawneer’s newly introduced 1630 SS IR (Impact-Resistant) Curtain Wall System for Miami-Dade Notice of Acceptance (NOA) and Florida Product Approvals. 

September 2013

DuPont™ SentryGlas® Eclipses PVB and Tempered Glass in Canopy Impact Tests

Thanks to advanced interlayer technology, such as DuPont™ SentryGlas®, more and more architects around the world are using laminated glass panels for both functional and aesthetic purposes in their contemporary building designs. Video walks viewers through testing and highlights viewers through testing and benefits of SentryGlas®. 

August 2013

"Crystal Bird Headquarters" Lights Up the Landscape Thanks to DuPont™ SentryGlas®

The laminated glass panels of the new Belarusian Potash Company headquarters are made with SEFAR® Architecture VISION 260/55 with 55% open fabric mesh to give glass color and textile-like structural quality and with DuPont™ SentryGlas® interlayer for structural strength. It is a remarkable example of glazing being used to maximize light and color.

July 2013

Banco Bolivariano Financial Group Sustainable Building, Hand in Hand with DuPont™ SentryGlas®

In 2010 a project commenced that resulted in a modern and sustainable building for Banco Bolivariano that optimizes natural resources and minimizes environmental impact. Much of this light optimization can be put down to the use of DuPont™ SentryGlas® in the laminated architectural glass panels used for the building's façade. 

June 2013

Real building to get the "Changing Faces" treatment

Run by DuPont, in cooperation with PKO Bank Polski, the Union of Polish Architects (SARP), the Polish Green Building Council and Architizer.com, Changing the Face is now in its seventh year and is more popular than ever. 

May 2013

It's an open and shut case for DuPont SentryGlas® at the University of Baltimore School of Law

The new John and Frances Angelos Law Center (home of the University of Baltimore School of Law) is a fascinating example of how structural glass incorporating DuPont™ SentryGlas® can be used to not only provide eye-catching aesthetics, but also contribute functionally to one of the greenest buildings in Baltimore and the metropolitan Washington, DC region.

April 2013

GPD Finland: DuPont shows the way forward

DuPont would like to invite people to see its presentations at the upcoming Glass Performance Days (GPD) event in Tampere, Finland, between the 13 and 15th of June.

March 2013

Laminated Glass with DuPont™ SentryGlas® Interlayer Granted Building Regulations Approval in France

According to a file reported by the Centre Scientifique et Technique du Bâtiment, Building Scientific and Technical Center, laminated glass produced with DuPont™ SentryGlas® interlayer may be used in France without the need for timely and costly “special approval” by the building authorities.

February 2013

Passengers of Mexico City's New Subway Golden Line Protected by DuPont™ SentryGlas®

The high performance of DuPont™ SentryGlas® polymer interlayer made it the most suitable material for the stations and platforms of Mexico City's new Subway Golden Line 12.

January 2013

DuPont™ SentryGlas® provides high resistance to temperature and humidity on facade for Sowwah Square Towers in Abu Dhabi

Designed by architects Goettsch Partners of Chicago, USA – manufactured and installed by Folcrá Beach Industrial Company W.L.L and J&H Emirates ( Jangho) – the façade construction used on the Sowwah Square towers comprises a high-performance glazed curtain wall system with external sunshade glass ‘louvers’. 

November 2012

DuPont™ SentryGlas® Provides Safer, Stronger, More Durable Glass Railing System for Kirby Drive Tower in Texas 
The frameless glass railing system that now covers all 143 balconies of the 30-story luxury condominium tower at 2727 Kirby Drive in Houston, Texas, is another outstanding demonstration of the qualities and capabilities of DuPont™ SentryGlas®. 

September 2012

DuPont­™ SentryGlas® Delivers Vital Functional, Structural and Aesthetic Performance for New Morocco Telecom HQ in Rabat
The façade covering Morocco Telecom's new headquarters in Rabat, designed by architects jean Paul Viguier et Associés, Paris, is another stunning demonstration of the comprehensive capabilities of DuPont™ SentryGlas®. 

May 2012

DuPont Announces Patents for Technology Used in Decorative Glass Panels That
Achieve Stunning Effects in More and More Spaces
Architects, designers, building owners and others are increasingly turning to decorative safety glass to give visual punch and signature imagery to buildings and public places. DuPont™ SentryGlas® Expressions™ digital interlayer technology is leading the way with installations by licensees and qualified installers around the world. 

April 2012

DuPont Glass Laminating Solutions Announces Commercial Launch of New Safety Glass Interlayer for Transmission of Natural UV Light
DuPont Glass Laminating Solutions announces the commercial launch of DuPont™ SentryGlas® N-UV ionoplast interlayer, a new interlayer technology for durable architectural safety glass with unsurpassed transmission of natural UV light. 

December 2011

New Hard Coated DuPont™ Spallshield® PET Film Broadens Safety Glass Manufacturing Options
DuPont Glass Laminating Solutions announces a new ultra-clear PET film with hard coat, designed to broaden the ways high-performance safety glass is made.

November 2011 

Germany Engineers Recognize SentryGlas® "Coupling Effect" for Higher Structural Loads
The Deutsche Institut für Bautechnik (German Institute for Building Technology) in Berlin has granted general approval for the use of laminated safety glass made with DuPont™ SentryGlas® interlayer in construction on the basis of its structural coupling effect. 

October 2011

"Two Lines" installation by David Chipperfield Architects provides new link between form and special material effects (SEFAR® Architecture Vision at the London’s Royal Festival Hall on the River Thames until October 16, 2011)
"Two Lines" is a sculptural dialogue between two identical forms which only differ from one another in their orientation and the metal finishes of the fabric. Each of the forms consist of a series of unframed glass panels with SEFAR® Architecture Vision - a new and innovative fabric with a single-sided metal coating - embedded in laminated glass with a DuPont™ SentryGlas® interlayer. 

DuPont™ SentryGlas® Ionoplast Interlayer Now Offered on Rolls
New 35-mil Ionoplast Rolled Sheeting Helps Manufacturers Advance the Safety and Strength of Laminated Glass

April 2011 

German Headquarters Laminated Safety Glass Facade Made with DuPont™ SentryGlas® Shows No Sign of Aging After Five Years
Laminated safety glass with high strength, high stiffness DuPont™ SentryGlas® interlayer at the Deutscher Ring headquarters shows no significant signs of aging despite five years of exposure to the rough climate of northern Germany.

January 2011 

DuPont Expands DigiGlass License to Supply SentryGlas® Expressions™ for Decorative Architectural Safety Glass
Expanded license allows DigiGlass Pty, Ltd. in Melbourne, Australia, to use DuPont™ SentryGlas® Expressions™ digital interlayer technology worldwide in structural and architectural laminated glass products.  

December 2010

Creating a Scene in Singapore
Laminated glass rails and fins made with SentryGlas® help the Marina Bay Sands Hotel and SkyPark delight visitors  

November 2010

P&O Cruises' latest ship, the Azura, uses SentryGlas®
Use of a more structural safety glass interlayer helps shipbuilder achieve lighter-weight strength against wind and water.  

October 2010

DuPont opens recycled PVB safety glass interlayer facility in growing Czech Republic
DuPont opened a new production facility today to support growth in Central and Eastern Europe for its DuPont™ Butacite® G safety glass interlayers made entirely from recycled material.  

May 2010

U.S. Dept. of State Certifies DuPont™ SentryGlas® for Protection of its Buildings
Rigorous testing by the Bureau of Diplomatic Security certifies DuPont interlayer for forced entry (FE) and ballistic resistance (BR) applications.  

November 2009

DuPont Glass Laminating Solutions Describes Bullet-Resistant Laminate Designs
DuPont Glass Laminating Solutions announces publication of new online information about laminated safety glass that has been tested to meet international bullet-resistant glazing (BRG) test standards.  

October 2009

Lighter, Safer Marine Glazing Sets Sail on the Ruby Princess
Tempered laminated glass with DuPont™ SentryGlas® interlayer ensures conformity with new safety standards from Lloyd's Register.  

July 2009

Sharda Glass Ltd., Licensed to Use DuPont™ SentryGlas® Expressions™ for Decorative Glass in the United Kingdom
Sharda Glass, Ltd. expands use of SentryGlas® Expressions™ through its decorative market access and reputation for high-quality laminating. 

May 2009 

Bolzano (Italy) 'Museion' invites views through clear DuPont™ SentryGlas®
Berlin architect KSV Krüger Schuberth Vandreike conceived new museum of modern and contemporary art

May 2009

London shopping mall uses SentryGlas® for clear, frameless balustrades
Kite Glass supplies thin, strong glass laminates for Europe's largest urban shopping mall.

December 2008

Washington's Newseum facade uses SentryGlas®
Polshek design in low-iron laminated glass celebrates free press.

December 2008

Mediaset headquarters in Milan, Italy, adds double skin of glass
Minimally framed SentryGlas® helps protect views.

December 2008

SentryGlas® helps inside meet outside at new Tulsa venue
Pelli-designed BOK Center features high-strength glass facade.

November 2008

SentryGlas® ad campaign reimagines iconic world structures
Ads introduce "glass that's more than glass" to architects worldwide.

August 2008

DuPont Announces New, Thinner SentryGlas®
Tough, strong SentryGlas® now comes in a 35-mil sheet, to help expand applications in thinner constructions.

April, 2008

Hurricane-Rated Dry Glazing Systems on the Rise
A labor-saving glazing method takes advantage of DuPont™ SentryGlas® strength in high wind zones

April, 2008

A Modern-Day Chapel that Brings the Outside In
How DuPont™ SentryGlas® opened up a chapel to more natural light, while reducing overall construction costs.

June, 2008

DuPont™ Sentryglas® Interlayer Provides Unrivaled Strength for Thin, Frameless Glass Canopy
A new glass subway entrance at New York City’s Bowling Green station complements the existing surroundings without competing with them.

March 13, 2008

Pulp Studio Licensed to Produce Decorative Glass with SentryGlas® Expressions™ in the United States
To help meet the increasing demand for high-definition, decorative safety glass interlayers, Pulp Studio now offers a turnkey solution for architects, designers and builders.

June 5, 2007

December, 2006

Award-winning Stairs in SentryGlas®
Find out how the world’s largest self-supporting staircase and was constructed almost entirely out of DuPont™ SentryGlas®


May 12, 2005

Carnegie Library renovation features SentryGlas® Expressions™
At the main branch the Carnegie Library in Pittsburgh, the library's glass walls are also its most prominent design feature. 

May 8, 2004

Dover Motorsports Unveils "The Most Exciting Seat in Sports" Featuring DuPont™ SentryGlas®   » If there's nothing like watching NASCAR cars race at 170+ mph, then how about having the cars go rig
February 18, 2004
DuPont Acquires Czech Republic PVB Business » DuPont Acquires Czech Republic PVB Business
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