10mm Laminated Glass

24/08/2018

Using Toughened and Laminated glass

Dio-Met have been supplying toughened and laminated glass panels nationwide for years and a series of recent requests for 10.76mm has led to it being our latest size offered for sale online here : 10mm laminated glass online

Our simple to use online glass pricing formula allows our customers to enter glass heights and widths to the millimetre for an instant quote and to order online. The calculators also allow for custom angled panes to be ordered with ease for staircase applications- or for anything else- such as holes, cut outs or oversized panels, please get in contact with us for assistance.

10.76mm laminated glass is most popularly used in balustrade systems either with or without a handrail. In most framed glass balustrade designs, laminated glass is not ‘required’ in order to be building regulation compliant but many customers, especially those with small children, will opt for the laminated glass as an extra safety precaution :

How Glass Breaks

If a pane of 10mm toughened glass were to break (however unlikely) it would shatter into thousands of tiny safe pieces however if a 10.76mm toughened and laminated glass panel (effectively two panes ‘glued’ together) was used instead, the glass would shatter but remain fully intact and secured to the other pane.  So to put it simply if your toughened glass were to break, it would fall out of its clamping system and leave a dangerous void whereas a laminate glass would still remain in place and provide a safe edge barrier.

10mm laminated glass onilne
Example 10mm laminated glass application

 

 

Get in touch with us to discuss your toughened glass requirements on 0114 243 9009 or email sales@diometonline.co.uk

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