3740524 is referenced by 10 patents and cites 6 patents.

A pattern-cutting apparatus for glass comprising an air-support table periodically supplied with compressed air for supporting the glass above the table, a source of thermal energy disposed above and below the glass sheet for inducing a fracture in the glass, and a motor and turning mechanism for turning the glass between the energy sources so as to describe a pattern in the glass sheet when it rotates between the sources and producing a pattern-cut piece of glass when the glass is severed along the fracture line.

Title
Method for cutting curved patterns in glass sheets disposed on a fluid air support
Application Number
05/128,385
Publication Number
3740524
Application Date
March 26, 1971
Publication Date
June 19, 1973
Inventor
Dear Terrence A
Dahlberg John R
Assignee
PPG
IPC
B23k 09/00
C03B 33/09
C03B 33/00
C03B 33/04
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