Glossary for Glass and Glazing terms
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Space between the surface of the glass and the back of the rebate.
See glazing compound
That portion of the compound remaining between the back of the rebate and glass after the glass has been pressed into position in the bedding putty.
A material placed into a joint, primarily to control the depth of the sealant and to prevent adhesion at the base of the sealant bead.
A vertical member supporting a handrail and forming part of a balustrade.
A surface defect that looks like hammered metal. Unless very heavy, it usually cannot be seen by the naked eye, although it can be clearly seen on the shadowgraph.
A strip of wood, metal, sealant or other suitable material secured to the rebate to retain the glass. Also known as glazing bead or sealant bead.
bed or bedding
The glazing material used to seal between the glass and frame/bead.
bedding or stop
In glazing, the application of compound at the base of the channel, just before the stop is placed in position, or buttered (see buttering) on the inside face of the stop.