AGC Glass Measurement App


AGC’s "Glass Measurement App" offers a new added benefit: coating detection

In 2015, AGC Glass Europe created a new tool for measuring the thickness of installed glazing with a smartphone, using a special App.

New function: coating detection

This same App now features a new function called ‘Coating detection’. This detects the presence of a coating on the panes of a glazed unit, whether it is double- or triple-glazed.  This function uses the backlight of a smartphone to project an image onto the glass. If one of the reflections of this image on the glazing is a different colour, this shows that the glazing has one or more coatings.

Second function: calculating glass thickness

Until now, in order to measure the thickness of a pane of glass whose edges were concealed within a frame, one had to either gauge it with a plastic measuring card or use a professional measuring device.  With the ‘Calculate glass thickness’ function, you can simply scan the inner or outer pane (in double or triple glazing) by positioning a smartphone against the window at an angle of 45°. The App allows you to measure glass thicknesses from 4 mm up to 15 mm.
How does it work? 

 

 

The “AGC Glass Measurement App” is available for Android, iOS and Windows devices and can be downloaded free of charge from the App Store, Google Play or Windows Store.

App Store https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/agc-glass-measurement-app/id998840718 
Google Play
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=be.appsonly.agc.glassmeasurement 
Windows Store
https://www.microsoft.com/store/apps/9nblggh4wcrz

It is also available in four languages: English, French, German and Dutch.



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AGC Glass Europe, a European leader in flat glass

Based in Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium), AGC Glass Europe produces, processes and markets flat glass for the construction industry (external glazing and interior decoration), car manufacture and solar power applications. It is the European branch of AGC, the world’s leading producer of flat glass. It has over 100 sites throughout Europe, from Spain to Russia, and employs around 16,000 employees.

More information on www.agc-glass.eu (corporate site), www.agc-yourglass.com (glass for the construction industry) and www.agc-automotive.com (for the automotive industry).