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1. (WO2001034932) VACUUM IG WINDOW UNIT WITH EDGE MOUNTED PUMP-OUT TUBE

Pub. No.:    WO/2001/034932    International Application No.:    PCT/US2000/030790
Publication Date: Fri May 18 01:59:59 CEST 2001 International Filing Date: Fri Nov 10 00:59:59 CET 2000
IPC: E06B 3/663
E06B 3/677
Applicants: GUARDIAN INDUSTRIES CORPORATION
Inventors: AGGAS, Steven, L.
Title: VACUUM IG WINDOW UNIT WITH EDGE MOUNTED PUMP-OUT TUBE
Abstract:
A vacuum insulating glas (IG) unit and method of making the same. An edge-mounted pump-out structure is provided, including a pre-positionable insert capable of receiving a pump-out tube therein. Following formation of the edge-mounted pump-out structure and its positioning on the unit, an edge seal is formed for hermetically sealing off the low pressure space located between the substrates.