Lami Glass Benefits

Laminated glass due to the unique interlayer cuts out around 95% of the harmful ultraviolet light and is utilised where this is considered harmful to the objects or materials within. Most retail establishments have laminated glass in their shop windows for this reason.Laminated glass is considered as it continues to provide a physical barrier despite attack and attempts to penetrate. For physical safety, in areas where cash is handled, banks, building societies and post offices laminated glass products are used to give peace of mind to the staff members as well as being an effective deterrent to criminals.

Carey Glass International have many methods of production , this allows us great flexibility and product offer. Our size capacity is greater than most and we regularly manufacture heat soak tested, laminated curved and tempered glass for use in our solar neutral IGU range.

Why use laminated glass?


Overview of Laminated Glass

Laminated glass regard as, "Safety glass", consist of two or more panes of glass with one or more layers of polyvinyl butyral (PVB) sandwiched between them and treated. The glass panes can be basic float glass or tempered or heat strengthened panel.

Manufacturing Proces

The raw glass is scrubbed clean to remove any impurities, after which the first sheet of quality float glass is fed along the laminating line. A PVB interlayer is drawn over the first sheet of glass and a second sheet of glass is then placed on.

Primary Uses

Typically, laminated glass is used where there is a safety or security risk. The safety risk can be due to the glazing situation, low level glazed areas and areas surrounding entrance ways and doors and additionally in overhead or roof glazing.