In architectural applications, glass fabrication is all-important. Generally speaking, when it comes to flat glass, it all begins with a monolithic glass ply that is utilized as a base for fabricating the final product.

GlassecViracon uses float glass from all major glass manufacturers in Brazil as a substrate – either lear, tinted or coated. The monolithic glass undergoes a fabrication process to gain strength (see heat treatment) and comply with the requirements of design (see silkscreen and spandrel) and aesthetics (see substrates and coatings). Monolithic glass is utilized to manufacture insulating double glazing, as well as GlassecViracon’s laminated glass.