Commercial and Residential Glass Installer and Manufacturer Resource

How Does the Glass Tempering Process Work?

Jul 28, 2022 5:54:00 PM / by Greg Martell

As those in the commercial and residential construction industry know, tempered glass is nearly 5x stronger than regular annealed glass. Tempering means heating the glass to extreme temperatures and rapidly putting 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 glass sheet its strength. 

How is glass tempered? Here's a “behind the scenes” look at the five-step glass tempering process.

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A Guide to Glass Edge Types

Jun 22, 2022 10:36:00 AM / by Greg Martell

Anyone who works with commercial glass projects knows that blending glass elements into décor adds a bold touch of beauty and elegance to any environment.

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Guide to Partnering With a Commercial Glass Company

Jan 12, 2022 3:26:00 PM / by Greg Martell

Partnerships work best when communication is a priority. You may have a vision in your head but it won’t come to life if you don’t share the details with everyone involved. 

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V-Grooving for Glass Window Design

Dec 9, 2020 8:15:00 AM / by Greg Martell

Be it a partition, window in a cabinet or door, or even mirrors, glass pieces are among the most eye-catching elements of a space. 

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