Comparison of ETFE with Glass

Both systems provide some capabilities like thermal insulation or light translucency. However, ETFE foil cushions offer some benefits over glass. Structural Characteristics: ETFE is a very flexible material and is able to cope with large deformations before breakage. Elongations of 200-300% are possible. As being prestressed, it can accomodate the live loads. Glass, on the other hand, is very brittle and works as a plate. As a result, it is subjected to bending moments. ETFE is on the other hand is [...]

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