Tempered Glass

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About Our Tempered Glass

Tempered glass, also known as safety glass, is heat treated to be stronger and more durable than standard annealed glass. The thermal process that cures tempered glass also makes it heat-resistant, making it an ideal choice for applications like glass table covers.

Because of the way tempered glass is heat-treated, it breaks into small, safe pieces rather than large shards. This is called “dicing” and makes tempered glass safer than standard annealed glass. For this reason, tempered glass is most often used where standard glass could pose a danger. Here are a few fast facts about tempered glass:

  • You can customize the size, shape, thickness, and edge types of your tempered glass.
  • You can also choose bronze or gray tempered glass when you are customizing your glass.
  • You can choose to get your glass with or without a tempering stamp (a stamp that authenticates that your glass was tempered.
Tempered Glass vs. Annealed Glass
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Where to Use Tempered Glass

Tempered glass is suitable for most uses around your home. Here are some places our customers have used tempered glass:

  • Patio table tops
  • Indoor table tops
  • Glass shelves
  • Offices and businesses
  • Protecting antiques or tables
  • Greenhouses
  • DIY and craft projects

Ordering Tempered Glass

Tempered glass must be cut and polished first, before tempering. If it was tempered first, we would not be able to cut and polish it to your specification. That's why we've invested in our own state-of-the-art glass fabrication facilities, including large tempering furnaces where we temper your glass after we cut and polish it. This ensures that we can manage the quality control of your glass order, as well as expedite your delivery time.

When you order tempered glass from Dulles Glass & Mirror, you can be assured that your order will arrive quickly -- within 5-7 business days -- and we guarantee that it will arrive intact!

The best part? Because we have our own manufacturing facility, you also get the benefit of our factory-direct pricing. Dulles Glass & Mirror is the only place you can get high-quality, custom-cut, tempered glass at this affordable of a price!

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