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Origin of IGK and its fundamental idea

In the 1960s, the automotive industry started installing windshields as a supporting construction part of the vehicle’s mechanics by utilizing adhesives. To conduct this procedure, […]

The sealant industry – then and now, Dr. R. Karrer

In the late 1960s/early 1970s, polysulfide sealants dominated the European industry from the get-go once the 2-stage sealing system for insulating glass was developed. The […]

The complexity of manufacturing insulating glass.

For an industry newcomer, the European IG production looks quite simple and structured at first sight. At the beginning of the production, 6m times 3.21m […]

Crucial findings and development of the insulating glass industry in recent years

A few years after founding IGK in 1988, the term “warm-edge” was coined in the mid-1990s. It described the loss of heat within the insulating […]

Factors that influence(d) the transition from PS to PU.

In the mid-1980s, polysulfide was by far the best-selling insulating glass sealant worldwide. Each year, more than 90% of the sealant was applied as an […]