glass stop disruption with cutting out a cutout of glass. Commercial storefront glass that uses the cutout is equipped with an sill, jam glass panel, EPDM gasket, as well as a the snap-in stop for glass. The snap-in glass stop snaps into the sill that is below it.
Pushing into the glass will make it pop. The glass will push either inwards or outwards based on whether you push hard enough. The glass has been extruded in order to fit to fit. The EPDM gasket can be quickly taken off since it’s not fixed in all four corners the system . Once it’s removed, the glass panel is easily removed. The glass panel is able to be removed easily as well.
Normally, the system is going to be stabilized because it would fit into an opening. With the system removed however, it will require the force of a lot for the glass to come off. But pressing into it with body weight might make it easier. It is also possible to remove using a screwdriver handle.
TSSA typically sees avulsing on glass stoppers when looking at commercial storefront glass out in the open, but it’s extremely difficult for this to happen and requires a lot of movement. It requires a lot of strength to force the glass stop back into place, but once it’s set, the glass stop cannot be removed.