Year code for post-war toughened and laminated triplex glass 2 thoughts on “ post-war triplex manufacturing date codes ” peter olsthoorn 3rd january 2014 at. Dating pre-war triplex toughened glass 1929-1940 in the triplex trademark the words triplex and toughened were arranged in a circular formation around a triangular arrangement of the three x's glasses were defined by the quarter of the year (jan - mar, apr - jun, etc) and the year of manufacture. Get up to date with the latest news from stevenage glass toughened and laminated glass explained toughened glass is. Dating pre-war triplex glass 1929-1940 toughened glass: in the triplex trademark the words triplex and toughened were arranged in a circular formation around a triangular arrangement of the three x’s. 1929 the company had holdings in triplex (northern) ltd, the triplex safety glass co, of north america, and triplex (continental) ltd 1930 triplex glass was fitted as standard on austin cars early 1930s a process for large-scale toughening of glass was developed by st gobain in france pilkington obtained an exclusive licence for britain. Date codes on windscreen glass - wt-103a a side issue of potential interest: dating your car by its windows - based on the original compiled by neil cairns mg's made in the 1950's to the late 1970's can be dated by the 'triplex code' etched into the toughened glass. Up until the 80’s, uk cars had triplex toughened windscreens these were extremely hard why is laminated glass used for windshields update cancel. Triplex windows manufactured in the 1950's through the late 1970's can be dated with the 'triplex code' etched into the toughened glass assuming that your car has the original glass, it can be used to fairly accurately date your car.
I had a look on the internet about the triplex codes for dating the glass and i found that my glass this glass is toughened and carries the british ‘kite’ mark. Tempered glass, also known as toughened glass, could save your life comparing tempered glass & standard glass posted on 08, april, 2015 last modified on 18. Triplex safety glass is a famous british brand of laminated glass , often seen on automotive windscreens it makes toughened glass for automotive and aerospace markets history the triplex safety glass company ltd was founded by kent -born reginald delpech (30 march 1881 - 29 may 1935) in 1912. Most long in the tooth classic car veterans will know of the glass code used on toughened win- the windscreen has a triplex toughened glass created date. Previous post previous what is speed dating and how does it work next post next triplex toughened glass dating proudly powered by wordpress.
Pilkington toughened safety glass is available in versions of most of the range of basic glass products:_ created date: 1/17/2001 8:22:27 pm. Variations exterior general the image on the left represents the triplex glass which the first two letter on the left side are the ones we use for dating for.
Triplex safety glass is now 3 xxx s in a straight line with triplex and toughened below it with a on a piece of glass gives the date that glass was. 53 pilkington toughened safety glass pilkington glass handbook 2010 covers the range of glass transmits solar radiation from the.
Windshield glass dear all, in the near future i will try to put the front windows back in planning this, i remembered that when i took them out, i. Dating glass - posted in does any one out there understand the glass dating codes on early 80's have a mixture of triplex and sicursiv glass so things get. An aid to dating triplex glass the triplex mark may have a dot above the name, a dot above the t indicates the glass was made in january, february or march a dot above the r indicates the glass was made in april, may or june a dot above the e indicates the glass was made in july, august or september a dot above the x.
2_triplex_glass the glass obviously precedes the build date of the car and is triplex td windshield logo. Triplex glass date codes (prior to jan 1969) cars made in the 1950’s to the late 1970’s can be dated by the ‘triplex code’ etched into the toughened glass. Auto glass: the safety information you need to know the other auto glass in your vehicle is more likely to be manufactured from tempered or toughened glass. Triplex 21st birthday triplex 21st birthday on august 2nd the triplex safety glass company celebrated its 21st birthday for it was on august 2nd, 1912 that the first board meeting of the company was held. Dating of pre-war triplex glass 1929-1940 toughened glass in the trade mark the words triplex and toughened were arranged in a circular formation around a triangular arrangement of the three x’s. Toughened glass sgg planitherm total+ is the first low-e glass of its kind that exists as a single version for both annealed and toughened requirements.
Page 1 of 2 - triplex windscreen vs std, what is the difference - posted in general tr technical: i sadly broke my windscreen trying to get it out of the frame, as the frame needed restoration. Ever since being invented in 1909, the laminated (triplex) glass is considered as safety glass, which compared with common glass has the best characteristics in the person protection against damages. What i’m saying is that pot and capacitory date codes are not was switched to the rola company in cleveland oh next post next triplex toughened glass dating. This glass is toughened and carries the british ‘kite’ mark the actual etched in marks on the glass are the word ‘triplex being able to date glass by a.