If you are thinking of replacing the windows in your home or commercial building, you have likely come across the option of choosing different types of glass. More than likely you have seen glass options such as standard, laminated and tempered glass. If you are like most people, you are already familiar with standard and laminated glass, but you may still wonder, “What is tempered glass and why should I use it for my windows?” Here is the definition of tempered glass and the top three reasons why you should choose tempered glass windows from Graph:
Tempered glass is defined as: “toughened glass that has been treated by heat or chemicals to increase its strength”.
Tempered glass has many benefits and uses which makes it a popular glass used in many home and commercial building projects.
WHY CHOOSE GRAPH’S TEMPERED GLASS?
Increased safety – Our tempered glass reduces the risk of injury due to its nature of breaking into small, circular pieces instead of sharp, jagged shards.
Ease of clean-up if it ever breaks – Graph’s tempered glass breaks into small fragments instead of large, jagged pieces. This allows you to simply sweep up the glass instead of having to carefully pick up sharp pieces. The small glass pebbles of tempered glass can also be vacuumed to ensure all pieces have been cleaned up.
Durability and high strength – Because the process of heating and applying chemicals strengthens the glass, tempered glass is an excellent choice for home windows and any other projects where maximum durability is desirable.
Heat Resistance – Tempered glass is also more heat resistant than normal glass. This is another effect of the process to “cure” the glass. Since heat is applied during the process, the molecules become more resistant to higher temperatures. The glass will not melt or weaken even when flame is applied directly.
Diverse colour options – Like our standard glass option, our tempered glass range also comes in a diverse set of colour options to choose from, according to your specific requirements and choice.