About Tempered Glass

Tempered glass is regular glass that has been heat treated to increase strength and thermal shock resistance to prevent injury by changing the break pattern. Tempered glass is used in applications where heat, mechanical strength and safety are a factor. For example, the glass on motor vehicles is tempered to make it strong and less dangerous when it shatters or breaks. Tempered glass is also used...

March 16th, 2011 by admin 

Do you konw how to manufacture Float Glass?

Float glass is a sheet of glass made by floating molten glass on a bed of molten metal, typically tin, although lead and various low melting point alloys were used in the past. This method gives the sheet uniform thickness and very flat surfaces. Modern windows are made from float glass. Most float glass is soda-lime glass, but relatively minor quantities of specialty borosilicate and flat panel display...

February 14th, 2011 by admin 

What is Glass Block Windows?

Glass block windows are an architectural feature used in homes and businesses. Made up of 8-by-8 inch blocks, they are designed to fit within a typical masonry wall. They can be used on the exterior and interior of a building, as a window and a light source. The main function of these windows is to provide a light source and create a feeling of openness in a space while maintaining an element of privacy...

January 6th, 2011 by admin 

What is Safety Glass

Safety glass is a type of glass which is designed to resist breaking, and to break in a way which minimizes the risk of injuries in the event that the glass cannot withstand the forces which are exerted on it. Car windows are classically made from safety glass to promote safety in collisions, and this type of glass can also be used in regular house windows, eyeglasses, laboratory glassware, and a...

January 4th, 2011 by admin 

What is Tinted Glass

The glass used for windows in buildings, homes, and cars, while offering the advantage of letting light in, often compromises the privacy that the occupants desire, and can also let in more than the desired amount of heat. Tinted glass, however, provides an easy solution to these problems. Tinted glass refers to any glass that has been treated with a material such as a film or coating, which reduces...

December 28th, 2010 by admin 

Enjoy Christmas-Decorate a glass block

Merry Christmas!Here are the tips to decorate a glass block that can be made for any occasion with just a little imagination. First of all,what you’ll need is as follows:Glass Block,Drill,1/2″ Glass hole cutter,Wired Ribbon,Christmas Lights,Decorative transfer,Hot glue gun and glue,Vegetable oil.OK,let’s begin! Step 1 Cut a hole with a 1/2″ glass hole cutter.To do this place...

December 24th, 2010 by admin 

Glass as a building material

The world uses an estimated 3,200 billion containers of all types to package food and drinks each year – and growing. Nearly everything ends up as waste. Glass is a minor component. Each year some 100 billion glass bottles and jars are produced in highly automated facilities that can crunch out up to one million bottles per day with an average value under half a dollar. In addition to packaging...

December 21st, 2010 by admin 

Tempered Glass—One of the Safety Glass

tempered glass Tempered glass is one of two kinds of safety glass regularly used in applications in which standard glass could pose a potential danger. Tempered glass is four to five times stronger than standard glass and does not break into sharp shards when it fails. Tempered glass is manufactured through a process of extreme heating and rapid cooling, making it harder than normal glass. The brittle...

December 21st, 2010 by admin 

Enjoy the process of fixing the flaws in mirror

It’s obvious that the paint in the back of the mirror is easy to be scratched.It seems to be unnecessary to throw away the mirror.So it’s worthy of learning to fix the flaws in mirrors.After you read the following tips,you will enjoy the process of fixing the flaws in mirror! 1.Wear rubber gloves, eye protection and a respirator mask when desilvering and resilvering a mirror. Work in a...

December 20th, 2010 by admin 

How to Resilver a mirror

The mirror resilvering tips can help you repair antique mirrors,beveled edged mirrors and more.Here’s how to resilver a mirror: 1.Determine if it is practical to resilver the mirror.Bathroom mirrors should usually be replaced as it will be less expensive and simpler.Although these mirrors are usually large it is not worth the time and expense to resilver them. On the other hand, antique mirrors...

December 18th, 2010 by admin