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How Does Glass Tempering Work?

Dec 5, 2019 4:29:12 PM / by Greg Martell posted in Tempered Glass, Glass Edgework

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As those in the commercial and residential construction industry already know, tempered glass is the strongest type of glass that can be used. Basically, tempering means to heat the glass to extreme temperatures, and then rapidly put it through a high-pressure cooling process. 

This procedure puts stress on the glass, which in turn produces tension that begins in the center of the piece and spreads out. The tension is then compressed on the outer edges, which gives the piece its strength. 

Let’s take a “behind the scenes” look at the five-step process used to produce tempered glass.

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Types of Glass Edgework Guide

Dec 2, 2019 10:48:11 AM / by Greg Martell posted in Custom Glass, Glass Edgework

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As anyone who works with commercial glass projects knows, incorporating glass elements into the décor adds a bold touch of beauty and elegance to any environment.

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