Types of Glass
Types of Glass
This glass is made of several layers of plate glass and alternate layers consist of vinyl-resin plastic.
Vary from 15-75mm
Will not allow bullet to pierce through it.
Ceramic Printed Glass
Ceramic frit is applied to the glass through a fine mesh screen with glass enamel before it is tempered
Not affected by moisture or chemicals and retains its original appearance
Used both for interiors and exteriors
Used for glass doors, partitions, shower enclosures, etc. for interiors.
Decorative glass put through a process of etching to produce a frosted pattern.
Artistic carving on the surface leaves a white frosted finish.
Used to create designs on glass for glass doors, windows, furniture, etc.
Also called soda-lime glass or clear glass
It is produced by annealing the molten glass and is clear and flat
Widely used for residential buildings, commercial spaces, furniture pieces, etc.
TINTED GLASS-normal float glass into whose melt colorants are added for tinting
For example, iron oxide is added to give a green tint
Glass is treated with a metallic coating that cuts off solar heat
This coating also gives a one-way mirror effect, preventing visibility from outside thus maintaining privacy.
Composed of minute glass rods which resemble the parent material
Soft to touch and flexible in nature
Does not absorb water and is fireproof
Used for thermal insulations
Consists of two sheets of glass that are pressed and bonded under heat
A thin layer of plastic or resin is sandwiched between them finishing lamination
It absorbs ultraviolet light and heat
Mostly fitted on the exterior face of window
It has one surface either ground or made opaque by melting powdered glass upon surface
Used at places where light to be transmitted but the vision has to be blocked
Used for toilets, office doors, partitions, etc.
Perforations are made in sheet glass with the help of rollers during manufacture
Used for panels in ventilators.
Special variety of glass and it contains heavy elements like lead oxide etc.
Used for windows through which high radiation is observed.
Glass with a special chemical coating (titanium dioxide) on the outer surface that reacts with daylight to break down dirt.
Cleanses itself by daylight and rain.
This type of glass is tempered and is stronger than ordinary glass
An annealed glass is heated in a furnace up to 600 c or above and then quickly cooled down
Clear and maintain visibility
Used in structural glazing windows, fire-resistant doors etc.
Steel wire mesh is placed in glass during rolling operation.
This glass is fire resistant.
Used for roofs, skylights, fire-resisting doors and windows.