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re-gassing double glazing.

Discussion in 'Windows and Doors' started by do_it_yourself, 6 May 2008.

  1. do_it_yourself

    do_it_yourself

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    Hello,

    i have first generation double glazing in my house and, I dont know if I dreamt it or not but I heard somewhere that you can have the specialist gas reinstated between the glass as opposed to have them expensively re-fitted.

    Has anyone heard of this technique?
     
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    But even to get the gas probe through the tar and the spacer bar, you'd still have to remove the sealed units? :confused:

    I didn't think they did that anymore, but maybe someone else knows

    :)
     
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    Is this the same guy down the pub who will also re-gas your plasma TV?

    If the seals have gone, then the seals have gone and thats it
     
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    Theres no gas in double glazing unless its Argon filled (which will dissipate in time) and you cant re gas it, well not viably anyway. If yours is 'first generation' it aint got gas in there, nor is it a vaccum.

    If there is a mist inside the unit its knackered, the desiccant in the spacer bar is gone and you need new units... end of.
     
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    Hi, you must have dreamt it! just see about replacing the defective units, every town will have a company that manufactures them, look in the yellow pages.
    Anyone know where I can get my plasma regassed? :eek:
     
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    ... it aint got gas in there, nor is it a vaccum.

    :confused:
     
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    Argon gas; an odorless, colorless, tasteless, non-toxic gas which is six times denser than air. It is used to replace air between the glass planes to reduce temperature transfer. ;)

    Or

    A plasma display panel (PDP) is a type of flat panel display now commonly used for large TV displays (typically above 37-inch or 940 mm). Many tiny cells located between two panels of glass hold an inert mixture of noble gases (neon and xenon). The gas in the cells is electrically turned into a plasma which then excites phosphors to emit light. Plasma displays are commonly confused with LCDs, another lightweight flatscreen display but very different technology.

    ;)
     
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