Laminated glass is created by adhering two pieces of annealed glass together by a vinyl layer. This layer will continue to hold the glass together even in the event of objects passing through or striking the glass.
Laminated glass takes the idea of safety glass to the next level. Where tempered glass in the event of breakage, breaks into dull pieces, you still have pieces of glass to deal with. The idea behind Laminated glass is, in the extreme event of breakage, those pieces of glass stay in place. The bond also holds the glass panes together and prevents shattering and production of sharp shards which is typical of glass breakage.
Laminated glass is often used in automobile (windshield) glass, but those same safety standards used on the road, can be implemented in one's home for added safety. Have small children or pets at home? A glass table top made from laminated glass for example, will be a clear choice to avoid flying glass in the event of breakage. It is also used in a wide variety of instances such as skylights, public art exhibits, machinery, store fronts, and balconies.
By default, Laminated Glass comes 1/4" thick, due to its greater strength at that thickness. Laminated Glass comes in both clear glass and white glass, with seamed or flat-polished edges. Order your custom-cut laminated glass online today.