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Tempered glass will deliver four times the strength of annealed
glass, as well as the ability to "disintegrate" into small pieces
when broken, minimizing the risk of injury, minimizing safety
Glass tempering involves reheating annealed glass which is then
cooled with an intense air flow to increase strength.
Tempered glass is ideal for any area where high traffic and human
contact is a concern. Areas such as commercial store fronts,
entryways, display cases, railing , skylights, patio doors, shower
and tub enclosures, and fireplace surrounds.
Most plants have the ability to temper 3.3mm to 19mm with an
oven size capacity of 86" X 144". The tempered glass we
supply conforms to all Canadian and American standards regulating
tempered glass: CGSB-12.1, ANST Z97.1 and 16 CFR 1201.11. We
also follow the recommendations set forth by ASTM c-1036 and ASTM
Heat Stengthened Glass
Heat strengthening is a process by which annealed glass is
reheated, then cooled quickly in order to increase its resistance
to thermal stresses. The resulting heat strengthened glass is
twice as strong as annealed glass of equal thickness and offers
significantly greater resistance to thermal loads.
Heat strengthened glass is perfect for many commercial
applications, including spandrels, laminated skylights, and windows
in high wind load areas.