Posts by Lyle Hill


The Case of the Machinery Protection Glass

Question regarding glass for machinery protection: Good Morning, We develop special machines. Normally to cover the machine we use transparent plastic (polycarbonate), but we have a client that he wants 4mm safety glass . I have seen that there are two types of safety glass: laminated and tempered. Please, advise us about the best election […]

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The Case of Finding Clear Glass

Most glass has a green tint to it. But what if you want crystal clear glass? The Glass Detective is on the case! Find out more about the manufacturing differences and where to buy clear glass

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The Case of the Etched Shower Glass

Want to add design elements to your basic shower glass? Etched glass and backpainted glass is an excellent way to do this! Explore the possibilities here as the Glass Detective takes on the case of the etched shower glass.

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The Case of the Dangerous Broken Auto Glass

Is auto glass sharp when it breaks? Can it cause injuries in the even of an accident? Perhaps a recent accident has left you wondering. We have answers. Find out more here.

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The Case of the Theft Deterring Glass

Interested in making your home safer and more resistant to burglars? We offer up tips on how to fortify your home’s weaker points – the windows and doors. Read more to find out how you too can protect your home from theft.

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The Case of the Lifetime Window Warranty That Wasn’t Honored

If you’ve been left high and dry by a company who promised a warranty and won’t honor it, you’re not alone. The Glass Detective is on the case and recommends some solutions for anyone in this situation. Read more here.

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The Case of the Glass Shelving

The Glass Detective takes on the case of figuring out what type of glass should be used for glass shelving applications. We discuss laminated, tempered, and laminated-tempered glass. Read more here.

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The Case of Improving the “U” Value of Glass

Need to increase the “U” Value of your windows? The Glass Detective discusses how this could be achieved with window film. See more here and learn how to increase your glass’s “U” Value.

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The Case of the Glass Canopy

The Glass Detective takes on the case of the Glass Canopy design and divulges secrets about designing glass canopies. Adding this unique feature to your own home? Check out his great insights.

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The Case of the Glass Shield for Equipment

The Glass Detective takes on the case of the Glass Shield for Heavy Equipment. Certain heavy equipment may use layers of glass and polycarbonate to shield operators from heat and debris. Learn how to layer them for optimal protection.

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