With so many different types of glass available and each with their own set of features and benefits, we put together this quick cheat sheet as a reference guide to the most common types of glass.
|Type of Glass||Common Products||Benefit||Cost|
|Float Glass/Annealed Glass||Small windows, kitchen backsplash, display case, glass ornament||Variety of sizes and thicknesses; can be cut to exact measurements||Low|
|Toughened Glass||Shower doors, glass partitions, greenhouse glass||Withstands high temperatures; resistant to breakages||Medium|
|Laminated Glass||Automotive, showers, store fronts, shelving||Strong, durable, energy efficient and provides sound insulation||High|
|Low E Glass||External glazing on doors and windows||Coated to provide superior thermal insulation||High|
|Heath Strengthened Glass||Structural glass, windows, skylights||Twice as strong as annealed, but half as strong as tempered glass; breaks into large shards||Medium|
Wakefield Equipment offers a variety of glass handling equipment designed to improve efficiency and to help achieve an overall goal of maximum speed to manufacture any type of glass. Call our sales department for your customized quote!