|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||428/034 ; 52/786.13|
|§371/§102 date||19960327 (19960327)|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 108 인용 특허 : 16|
The inventions described in this specification concern a number of improvements to the design of thermally insulating glass panels (10, 11). The first improvement concerns the support pillars (12), and in particular a method of designing the pillar radius and spacing, and a panel (10, 11) constructed in accordance with the design constaints of the method. The second improvement concerns the edge seal (13), and in particular a method of constructing a thermally insulating glass panel (10, 11) with a superior edge seal (13), and a panel (10, 11) incorporat...
[ We claim:] [1.] A thermally insulating glass panel, comprising:two sheets of glass, each said sheet having a continuous peripheral edge and a central region within said peripheral edge;an edge seal of solder glass connecting said glass sheets in spaced facing relation by extending between the respective peripheral edges of the glass sheets, said glass sheets and said edge seal enclosing a space of reduced pressure in comparison to ambient atmospheric pressure; andan array of support pillars extending between said respective central regions of said glas...