Architectural Glass – Strainoptics Polariscopes, Polarimeters, and Roll Wave Gauges
Strainoptics manufactures a complete line of manually operated and automated equipment for measuring residual stress and roller wave distortion in annealed, heat-strengthened, tempered, and safety glass.
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ELG-100 (below) is the ideal instrument for measuring edge lift (or edge curl) in architectural glass
The GASP® polarimeter is the instrument recommended by ASTM and other international standards groups for measuring surface stress in all types of heat-treated glass. Conforms to European EN-12150 mandates!
Portable Strain Viewer (polariscope) for qualitative stress pattern observation on a small scale.
For precise quantitative measurement of residual stresses in all architectural glasses.
Polarimeter for quantitatively measuring edge stress in architectural glass (to verify temper quality).