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A layer situated between two others:‘the broken glass sticks safely to the plastic interlayer’
- ‘Rather, it produces the material, a polyvinyl butyral, that is the interlayer between two sheets of glass to create the laminate.’
- ‘When these particles are suspended in water, some of these interlayers absorb the positive ions that exist in the specimen leading to expanding these layers.’
- ‘Paragon Glass Industries, for example, makes Naturalam decorative laminated safety glass using natural wood interlayers.’
- ‘The space of the tree and the telephone booths are enveloped in a blanket of laminated glass sandwiching a pvb interlayer of golden coloration and metallic honeycomb pattern.’
- ‘Glass manufacturers and structural engineers are testing not only new glass interlayers, but also new window systems, including mullions, frames and anchors.’
- ‘Dimmable sconces offer soft lighting, while glass doors and windows contain a liquid-crystal interlayer for privacy and light control.’
- ‘Solutia, a major producer of PVB, has developed a new range of interlayers which combine the benefits of PVB with colour and pattern.’
- ‘Solutia Inc is one of the world's leading providers of glass interlayers for laminated glass installations.’
- ‘The interlayer between the laminated glass prevents flying glass shards associated with blast-related injuries.’
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