Glass Types

Laminated Glass

Laminated glass is available in various thickness.

The advantage being that once broken it continues to maintain the integrity of the building.

Ideal for use where noise reduction is desirable Laminated glass provides protection against U.V light and is available in tinted, surface coated and selection of patterned options.

Toughened Glass

Broken toughened glass shatters into small fragments which reduce the risk of injury.

Stronger than ordinary glass, it is available in tinted, patterned, and surface coated options.

Obscure Glass

Used for decoration and privacy purposes. Various patterns are available obscurity graded from 1 (least obscuration) to 5 (greatest obscuration).

Obscure glass can be toughened with some patterns available as laminated. Available in sheet sizes of 1320 x 2140. Widths greater than 1320 can be achieved by turning the sheet, although considerations should be made for all patterned glass being glazed adjacent to the turned piece.

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Argon Gas

Inserting argon gas into a cavity of a double glazed unit reduces the heat conductance between the panes, therefore helping to keep heat out in the summer and in during the winter. The thermal insulation is further improved by using a Low Emissivity glass.

The combination of Argon Gas and Low Emissivity glass can achieve a thermal performance of around 50% over that of a standard sealed unit. The standard gas used is argon krypton can also be used which gives better insulation on smaller cavities.