Introduction

Every day and in every industry,
innovations occur in this fast-paced world. Styling your home and office
becomes an important aspect of enhancing the appearance of the area. Choosing
the proper glass for your house or workplace, on the other hand, can be a
challenging task. It can be difficult to pick between the various styles,
materials, and features. As a result, executing basic research is critical
since knowing the best alternative for glass applications is essential.

CLEAR GLASS

Clear glass is what most people
imagine when they think of glass: it has no obvious tint or additions that make
it anything other than transparent. This is one of the most popular types of glass
that everyone one knows. Clear glass lets in the most light and is utilised as tabletops, glass windows, Overhead cabinets
, and shelves.

The iron content in Silica-sand, a
vital raw material in the production of glass, determines the grade and quality
of clear glass. The less iron there is in the glass, the clearer and purer it
is.

 

TOUGHENED GLASS

 

Toughened glass is 4 to 5 times
stronger than clear glass and is appropriate for external glazing due to its
ability to survive extreme weather. Indoors, it is utilised to make frameless
doors, glass window frames, and lengthy spans of glass partitions. Furthermore,
due to stress patterns within the glass, if the glass does break, it will break
into small, blunt, cube-shaped fragments. In a nutshell, there will be no
harmed by glass.

TINTED GLASS

Tinted glass is created when a
layer of metal oxide is applied to glass. This glass is available in a variety
of colours, including blue, green, bronze, brown, and grey. Tinted glass
is any glass that has been treated with a material that reduces the
transmission of light through it, such as a film or coating. Depending on the
consumer’s needs and preferences, glass may be coloured with various coatings
that block and/or reflect varying quantities and types of light.

Tinted glass is also commonly used
in the windows of houses and offices. Residential glass tinting is far less
difficult than car tinting. With sufficient practise, the homeowner can even do
it himself. Tinted glass in homes has numerous practical reasons, including
minimising UV light transmission through windows to prevent fading of furniture
and carpet, as well as reducing heat gain within the home by reflecting solar
heat energy, saving the homeowner money on cooling expenditures.

Tinted glass is also used in
commercial buildings to keep the interior cooler, as well as to make the
outside of a building seem more consistent and visually pleasing. The building
can also take on a unique and attractive appearance while being insulated from
the sun if different hues of tinted glass are used creatively.

 

REFLECTIVE GLASS

Reflective glass is tempered or
normal glass that has been coated with a thin layer of metallic or metallic
oxide. Because this coating is only sprayed to one side of the glass, it
appears mirror-like.

During the float process, this
reflective coating is added to increase the amount of heat reflected by the
glass. It absorbs and reflects the sun’s harmful UV and infrared radiation
while allowing natural visible light to pass through. It also reduces the
amount of solar glare.

Reflective glass, which has a
mirror-like metallic coating that reflects heat, is utilised for exteriors. It
keeps heat from escaping from the interior and from entering from the outside.

ACOUSTIC GLASS

Acoustic glass is extremely
efficient at suppressing the sound of horns honking, rain clattering,
loudspeakers screaming, and other noises. It has excellent sound isolation.
This type of glass is made by laminating two layers of glass together with a
PVB (Polyvinyl Butyral) film in between. This PVB interlayer functions as an
acoustic membrane, connecting the two glass windows and providing the
impression of a clear glass. The PVB membrane absorbs sound waves and stops
them from flowing through to the other side.

LAMINATED GLASS 

Laminated glass is made by joining
two or more layers of glass with a flexible PVB interlayer. This is
accomplished by a heat and pressure process in which the chemical link
established between the glass and PVB interlayer not only unites but ‘bind’
them to form an altogether new material.

TEXTURED GLASS

Textured glass, often known as
ornamental or patterned glass, comes in a variety of patterns. It is frequently
used to disperse rather than hide an object when viewing, and it is a popular
choice for increased privacy in the home or simply to give a decorative touch
to a room.

This glass is created by passing
molten glass between two rollers that emboss the desired design onto the glass.
The most popular thicknesses of the glass are 4mm and 6mm, with a range of
printing that can increase or decrease the amount of light allowed through the
glass.

STAINED GLASS

You’ve probably seen stained glass
in a variety of places, from glass bottles to church windows. Because of its
beauty, manufacturability, and durability, stained glass has been made and
appreciated for centuries. But what exactly is stained glass consist of?

We are frequently asked how our
glass acquires its tone. The glass we use comes in a variety of hues. It is
“stained” during the production process rather than afterward. Clear
glass is created by combining silica sand and other components to get the
desired clarity, melting temperature, and strength.

Colored glass is created by mixing
metal oxides or metal particles into molten glass. The hue of the glass changes
depending on the metal. You may have seen “cobalt blue” glass – indeed, that
colour is caused by the addition of cobalt. Copper oxides also turn glass blue
to bluish green in colour. So for different colors there are different
processes.
 

BEVELED GLASS

Beveled glass is a type of glass or
mirror that has a constant tapering edge cut all the way around its edges. The
interior of the glass is the same thickness as before, but the tapered edges
give it a frame-like look. The edges can be kept unpolished or polished to give
the piece a sleek appearance. Bevels on glass can also produce a prism effect.
They may collect sunlight and produce a rainbow of hues that would not
ordinarily exist on float glass. Beveled glass is commonly used in stained
glass windows and pattern pieces.

LACQUERED GLASS 

Lacquered glass is a decorative
glass that has a colour coating on one of its surfaces. As a result, it’s also
known as back-painted glass. This lacquered glass covering is heated and cured
in the oven and is made of a highly durable and opaque lacquer. This aids the
lacquer’s adhesion to the glass and ensures a smooth finish. Lacquered glass
has an opaque coloured appearance since it is back painted, enhancing the
aesthetic brilliance of your homes and offices. Lacquered glass, which is
normally used to achieve beautiful interiors, may now be processed to obtain
lasting features as well.

FROSTED GLASS

In technical terms, frosted glass
is a clear sheet of glass that has been made thick by sandblasting or acid
etching. The glass appears translucent due to light dispersion during
transmission, obstructing visibility even while it transmits light. Frosting
can also be created by adding a vinyl film that acts as a stencil on the
surface of the glass 

                         


                                     

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