Glossary


Stationary Stop

The permanent stop or lip of the window sash that holds the panel in place.

Stationary Stop

The permanent stop or lip of the window sash that holds the panel in place.

Stop

Wood or metal flange used to hold a window in place.

Stop

Wood or metal flange used to hold a window in place.

Streaky

Having a color of colors unevenly distributed in sheet glass to form steaks or swirls.

Streaky

Having a color of colors unevenly distributed in sheet glass to form steaks or swirls.

Strength of Glass

Refers to the thickness of glass, i.e., single or double strength.

Strength of Glass

Refers to the thickness of glass, i.e., single or double strength.

Support Bars

Iron bars tied to the leaded panel by copper wire for reinforcing.

Support Bars

Iron bars tied to the leaded panel by copper wire for reinforcing.

T Bar

Mental "T" shaped mullions put into a frame opening to support glass panels that will be set one above the other. The T bars receive the weight of each panel and transfer it to the frame.

T Bar

Mental "T" shaped mullions put into a frame opening to support glass panels that will be set one above the other. The T bars receive the weight of each panel and transfer it to the frame.

T-Bar

A T-shaped steel or aluminum bar that divides the stained glass or exterior glazing panels and transfers the weight of the panels to the jambs.

T-Bar

A T-shaped steel or aluminum bar that divides the stained glass or exterior glazing panels and transfers the weight of the panels to the jambs.

The Wires

Copper wires soldered to the panel and twisted around a saddle bar.

The Wires

Copper wires soldered to the panel and twisted around a saddle bar.

Thermal Shock

Cracking caused by uneven rapid heating or cooling of glass.

Thermal Shock

Cracking caused by uneven rapid heating or cooling of glass.

Thermos Barrier

These frames will hold both the stained glass as well as the protective covering. This framing has a built-in plastic barrier, which slows down the transfer of heat or cold to the inside of the frame, virtually eliminating condensation on the interior of the frame.

Thermos Barrier

These frames will hold both the stained glass as well as the protective covering. This framing has a built-in plastic barrier, which slows down the transfer of heat or cold to the inside of the frame, virtually eliminating condensation on the interior of the frame.