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Glass Furniture Technology

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How Strong is a Glass Table ?

We are constantly getting asked,  “How strong is a glass table?” –  especially when a customer is considering purchasing a glass table or glass desk for their home. All glass used in a home or office situations should either be toughened or considered a robust glass i.e. a glass that achieves its strength through its thickness. How is Glass Toughened Toughened glass or Tempered glass obtains its strength from the process it undergoes. Toughened glass starts life as standard... Read More

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Low Iron versus Float Glass

Here’s a question that’s a current topic of conversation in Interior Design circles – What’s the difference between glass furniture produced with float glass and those produced with low iron glass? The term low iron glass is getting used more and more these days especially when it comes to choosing glass furniture. Let’s take a typical glass coffee table – if it’s all glass then it will have been manufactured using one of two methods... Read More