Are Laminated Glass Hurricane Windows Also Burglar Resistant?

The Case of Hurricane Glass vs. Home Intruders   Dear Glass Detective, I want to replace the windows in my beach house in New Jersey (4 blocks from the beach) in order to protect against intruders. I already have hurricane glass in my Florida house. They say that, in New Jersey, hurricane glass is the […]

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Tempered vs. Untempered Glass

The Case of the Broken Glass Tabletop   Good Morning, I have a glass table (metal base) with 1.30m (4.3ft) length, 75cm (29.5in) width and 1cm (0.4in) thickness. Yesterday a massive glass sphere fell of the shelf from a height of 1m (3.3ft) and broke the glass tabletop, made of common glass. I have had […]

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The Case of the Broken Trellis Glass

Question regarding broken trellis glass Dear Glass Detective, My glass subcontractor has been laying laminated glass on a trellis with standoffs. The glass keeps breaking. The standoffs are approximately 24 inches apart. What is wrong? Thanks. Steve San Diego, CA   Answer to question regarding broken trellis glass Steve, Thank you for contacting the Glass […]

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The Case of the Laminated Glass Tint Color

The Glass Detective takes on The Case of the Laminated Glass Tint Color and answers a question about matching the tint of a piece of laminated glass to the tint of tempered glass. Is it possible? Find out here.

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The Case of the Double Pane Window Upgrade

The Glass Detective takes a look into double pane window upgrades, their benefits, and other beneficial upgrades when purchasing new windows. Find out where laminated window glass and “Low-E” glass coating should be installed in the resolution to the case of the double pane window upgrades.

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The Case of the Machinery Protection Glass

The Glass Detective takes on the case of the Machinery Protection Glass and talks about what type of glass is the best choice for shields made to protect workers when working with machinery. Find out more.

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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 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 Laminated Glass Cutting

The Glass Detective answers a question about cutting laminated glass. Is laminated glass more difficult to cut than tempered glass? Is there a problem with edges on laminated glass? Get the answers to these questions and more here.

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