Laminated Glass

This type of glass, also known as safety glass, is a type of glass formed by two or more sheets of glass joined together by a layer of plastic material, generally polyvinyl butyral (PVB). For many years, glass has been a material that has been widely accepted and has become essential today. Its characteristics and versatility have been essential for the development of humanity and it has had a great boom even at aesthetic levels to the point of bring a great level of elegance and modernism to any area, whether residential or commercial, many people include it in ceilings, bathrooms, swimming pools, offices, the possibilities offered by working with glass are endless; Below we will mention some of the benefits that laminated glass specifically offers.

Advantages of laminated glass

  • Greater security: In case of fracture, the laminated glass sheets remain united by the plastic material.
  • Greater resistance: Is more resistant than normal glass. This is because the plastic material helps absorb impacts.
  • Greater durability: Offers longer life than regular glass. It is less susceptible to scratches and abrasion.
  • Greater Privacy: Used to create windows that provide privacy without blocking light.

Applications of laminated glass

It is used in different types of designs, both residential and commercial. Some of its most common uses include:

  • Windows and Doors – Often used to create windows and doors that are safe and sturdy.
  • Stairs and railings: Often used to create stairs and railings that are safe and durable. It is commonly used on interior stairs and commercial sites.
  • Furniture and Appliances: Often used to create furniture and appliances that are safe and durable. Frequently used in stores, kitchen appliances in high-end food establishments and other commercial establishments to give an elegant and luxurious touch.

Features of laminated glass

In addition to measurements and thickness, laminated, tempered and frosted glass can have other characteristics, such as:
  • Fire resistance: Suitable for use in applications where fire safety is important.
  • Thermal insulation: Provides good thermal insulation, which can help reduce heating and cooling costs.
  • Sound insulation: Provides good sound insulation, which can help reduce outside noise.
  • Measurements: The measurements of this material can vary according to needs, but they usually have a thickness of between 6 and 12 mm.
  • Colors: The colors available are very varied, from those that allow the complete passage of light due to their transparency to those that are very opaque.

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