How to choose the best glass for windows?

2023-11-30 11:26:28

How to choose the best glass for windows?

Choosing the right glass for your windows is a crucial decision in the process of window installation. Once you've determined the type of window and the material for construction, the next vital consideration is selecting the appropriate glass. To make an informed decision, it's essential to understand the characteristics of different glass types available in the market.

Let's explore some of the best glass options for windows:

  1. Clear Float Glass or Annealed Glass:

    • Provides complete light penetration and viewing clarity.

    • Lacks sound and heat insulation capabilities.

    • When broken, shatters into large, sharp pieces that can pose a safety risk.

  2. Tinted Glass and Reflective Glass:

    • Tinted glass results from the addition of metal oxides during production, while reflective glass has a metallic coating.

    • Offers limited heat insulation.

    • When broken, may shatter into sizable, sharp pieces, potentially causing cuts.

  3. Toughened Glass:

    • Stronger than annealed glass, but comes at a higher price.

    • Available in clear, reflective, and tinted forms, with color options such as green, grey, bronze, and blue.

    • When broken, forms small harmless fragments compared to annealed glass.

  4. Laminated Glass:

    • Consists of two glass pieces sandwiched with an intermediate inner layer.

    • Offers various properties based on the characteristics of the intermediate layer.

    • When broken, the glass stays attached, minimizing harm.

    • Available in different colors; effective for sound and heat insulation.

  5. Low E Glass:

    • Features a metallic coating for heat reflection, making it suitable for heat insulation.

    • The metallic coating can be applied to all glass types and in different colors.

  6. Double Glass:

    • Consists of two glass pieces (annealed or toughened) separated by an air gap to create double glass windows.

    • Effective for sound and heat insulation.

    • However, double glass window prices tend to be higher.

Carefully considering these glass options and their respective properties will help you choose the best glass for your windows, ensuring optimal performance and safety.

glass for windows.jpg

HHG is a professional glass manufacturer and glass solution provider include range of tempered glasslaminated glasstextured glass and etched glass. With more 20 years development, there are two produce lines of pattern glass ,two lines of float glass and one line of restoration glass. our products 80% ship to overseas, All our glass products are strict quality control and carefully packed in strong wooden case, ensure you receive the finest quality glass safety in time.

More Detail: