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Walker introduces acid-etched specs

November 25, 2011  By Walker Glass

walker_smallWalker Glass is proud to introduce its first three-part specifications on acid-etched glass, mirror and anti-slip glass. Being more present with architects and designers, Walker Glass recognized the need for three-part specifications. Acid-etched glass and mirror have become an integral part of the design

These editable documents will provide architects with a great tool to
specify the acid-etched products in a more elaborate way. In the past,
the label description or the part number was used to specify acid-etched
products. Now this tool will permit architects to look at aspects
beyond aesthetic. For example, they will now be able to be sure of the
uniformity of the etching by using the gloss table range for a selected
“We wanted these specifications for the Walker Textures products for a
couple of years. The documents will help define the true effect of
acid-etched glass in comparison to look alike products. We believe that it is going to ease and clarify the incorporation of that type of material in the final specification documents for architects and specification writers.” says Marc Deschamps, business development manager.
The specifications can be easily downloaded from the Walker Glass web site. Architectural director John Krajewski is available for specification clarifications and assistance. 
Walker Glass is a market-driven enterprise with over 65 years of experience in the glass and mirror industry in North America. Innovation and creativity is at the heart of its development. In 2002, the company launched a full surface acid-etched glass and mirror product line under the Walker Textures brand name.  Since then, the company has added a line of custom and stock patterns called Walker Textures Nuance. 
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