Glass safety

Glazing in some locations, such as in or near doors is more vulnerable to human impact, which if broken could result in serious injury. For this reason, Wideline use only Grade-A safety glass in these areas.

There are two types of safety glass:

 

1) Toughened glass

 

Toughened Glass is processed in a heat furnace and is 4-5 times stronger than ordinary float glass. If it does happen to break, it will shatter into a relatively harmless crumble.

 

 

2) Laminated glass

Created by bonding two pieces of normal glass together with an interlayer made from polyvinyl butyryl. If the glass should happen to break the polyvinyl holds the glass together helping to minimise injury


 

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