Laminated glass, also referred to as safety glass, is classified as Grade A Safety Glass
It consists of two or more sheets of glass permanently bonded together with an interlayer designed to improve acoustics and/or impact resistance.
The interlayer reduces the risk of the glass breaking and forming long, dangerous shards.
Laminated glass is perfect for areas of the home most prone to injury from human impact such as bathrooms, doors and full-length windows and offers a cost-effective alternative to toughened glass.
If you require special performance, laminated glass is suitable for sound reduction, energy efficiency and additional security
Increased sound insulation
Safer – if broken, glass fragments remain in place rather than breaking into dangerous shards
Better protection against UV rays which can fade furnishings
Available in a range of tones and opaque options
Laminated Low-E glass decreases UV transmission offering some protection of fading furnishings
Check building regulations you may require laminated glass to be installed into some areas of your home.
- Difficult to break in an emergency
- Poor installation can lead to problems
- Laminated glass can deteriorate when the edge of the laminated glass is in contact with water over extended periods, such as condensation.
- Prolonged exposure to water will cause the interlayer to separate from the glass surface.