The countdown to spring is on! That means you’ll soon see people outdoors enjoying the warm weather on their patio. Many homeowners take great pride in their backyard patios, and for good reason. When the weather is nice, patios make an excellent place to get the whole family together for barbecues.
Tempered glass, or heat strengthened glass, is glass that has been heat-treated to make it stronger, more resistant to heat and break in a way to prevent injury. The first patent on a whole process to make tempered glass was held by chemist Rudolph A. Seiden who was born in 1900 in Austria and immigrated to the United States in 1935
Everyday our workers handle different types of glass from standard glass to tempered glass. Each type of glass is designed to meet specific requirements related to solar control, decoration, security, acoustics, and architecture. In today’s blog post, we’re going to focus on standard glass and tempered glass. What’s the difference?