Wired Glass – Safety Considerations

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Wired Glass Wired glass is made up of criscrossed wires of diamond or squares inside the glass. They are generally used in fire-exit doors and sometimes even glass for shopfronts or even windows.   Wired Glass as a Safety Glass After being considering as a safety glass, the market has slowly seen wired glass has been […]

Purpose of Heat Soak Test

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In our article, Spontaneous Breakage and Its Causes, we understand that the nickel sulfide (NiS) content present in tempered glass might cause it break spontaneously. One way to minimize spontaneous breakage on-site is to let the tempered glass product undergo a Heat Soak Test (HST). Heat Soak Testing is a destructive process wherein we subject the glass to […]

Spontaneous Breakage and Its Causes

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What is Spontaneous Breakage? Sometimes, after installation of tempered glass, it just breaks by itself without any exact cause. There are instances due to heavy wind load subject onto the glass, the glass will exhibit deflection on its center. Due to this deflection, the glass will move and have contact with the aluminum or the […]