Archive for the ‘Obscure Glass’ Category

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Tempered Glass

Tempered Glass is a process that toughens the glass through a process controlled by thermal or chemical treatments.  This process increases the strength above and beyond normal glass.  The process also creates balanced internal stress points which are one of the reasons the glass strength increases.  If tempered glass is broken, it will usually break […]

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Safety Glass

Safety Glass – Tempered & Laminated Tempered glass is a very common safety glass that serves many purposes. Tempered glass has specific properties that make it ideal for many uses that could be potentially dangerous if tempered glass was not used. Tempered glass is designed to be much stronger and less likely to break than […]

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Laminated Glass

Laminated glass is also a type of safety glass.  When laminated glass shatters, it is held together in one removable piece because of an extra interlayer of PVB (polyvinyl butyral).  By having this layer of PVB in between two or more layers of glass the interlayer keeps the layers of glass bonded in the case […]

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Etched Glass

Glass etching is the roughening of glass to produce text, or an image on the glass.  Sometimes known as frosted glass, the etched glass can create personalization, style and add privacy to the glass itself.  By etching the glass, you can make a portion or all of the glass translucent instead of transparent.  This is […]

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