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Glass Glossary

 


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.

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