|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 63 인용 특허 : 21|
A vacuum insulating glass (IG) unit and method of manufacturing the same. A peripheral or edge seal of a vacuum IG unit is formed utilizing microwave energy in order to enable tempered glass sheets of the IG unit to retain a significant portion of their original temper strength. In certain exemplary embodiments, the edge seal may be formed of solder glass.
1. A thermally insulating glass unit comprising: first and second at least partially tempered glass substrates spaced apart from one another via at least a plurality of spacers; a microwave energy-formed hermetic peripheral or edge seal located at least partially between the first and second substrates, said peripheral or edge seal having been formed in a manner such that at least certain portions of the first and second substrates retain at least about 50% of their original temper strength after formation of the seal; and a space having a pressure ...