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Multi-pane glass unit having seal with adhesive and hermetic coating layer

United States Patent

February 10, 2015
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A vacuum insulated glass unit (VIGU) comprises a first pane of a transparent material and a second pane of a transparent material. The second pane is spaced apart from the first pane to define a cavity therebetween. At least one of a spacer and an array of stand-off members is disposed between the first and second panes to maintain separation therebetween. A first adhesive layer forms at least a portion of a gas-tight connection between the first pane and the second pane. A highly hermetic coating is disposed over the adhesive layer, where the coating is an inorganic layer.
Miller; Seth A. (Longmont, CO), Stark; David H. (Evergreen, CO), Francis, IV; William H. (Boulder, CO), Puligandla; Viswanadham (Flower Mound, TX), Boulos; Edward N. (Troy, MI), Pernicka; John (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
EverSealed Windows, Inc. (Evergreen, CO)
13/ 152,201
June 2, 2011
This Invention was made with government support under Contract No. DE-EE0004024 awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.