Varieties of Commercial Glass
19 Jul 2016 admin 0
Fields Corner Glass is a leading commercial glass installation company serving much of the Greater Boston Area. Whether a business has glass that breaks or their current glass window is old and out of date, we work closely with you to get that professional look and quality you are looking for.
Commercial glass is seen everywhere throughout Boston and there are more then one type. Commercial glass comes in a range of different types and applications. Below are some of the different types that you can inquire about during a commercial glass installation.
Laminated Glass is made with two or more lites and one or more plastic interlayers of ployvinyl. This glass is great for businesses that would like:
- High Force Wind / Hurricane Resistance
- Sound Protection
- Forced Entry Protection
- Bullet Resistant
Silica Glass is usually used for windows. Its a thin high and sand content which makes for a difficult melting process and higher price tag item.
Insulating Glass is the best option at keeping the heat out during the summer and the cool out during the winter.
Tempered Glass is developed to reduce the spread of fragments if glass breaks. It is also 3-4 times strong then anealed glass.
Soda Lime Glass is a popular choice for window applications because it lacks much color. It transmits such a large amount light making it great for centuries. It is also very durable and can withstand harmful and powerful chemicals.
Our brief, and attempt at simple glass descriptions may not tell you everything that you need to know but it does tell you that different glass has different benefits. If working on a commercial glass installation be sure that you have all the options laid out for you.
For more information about commercial glass installation please feel free to give Fields Corner Glass a call at 617-265-8886.