Need plate glass in Newcastle? Call Koala Glass for supply and installation throughout the Hunter, Maitland, Lake Macquarie, Nelson Bay and Morisset.
What Is Plate Glass?
Plate glass is essentially flat glass sheets. Plate glass can be cut to a range of shapes and sizes, and can be manufactured in a variety of thicknesses to suit many different uses. Treatments such as frosting and tints can also be applied for applications that require privacy.
How Is Plate Glass Used?
Plate glass can be cut to measure for use in a wide range of applications, from windows to furniture construction. Some common uses for plate glass include:
- Custom Window Louvers
- Shelving Systems
- Glass-Top Coffee
- Dining Tables
How Is Plate Glass Made?
Melted glass is poured into a molten tin bath. The bath is slowly cooled until the melted glass solidifies and is removed onto glass rollers. Plate glass can also be strengthened during the manufacturing process with chemical additives.
Is Plate Glass Safe?
Yes. Plate glass can be tempered for increased safety. Tempered glass won’t smashing into long, sharp shards, but will shatter into small pieces that are less likely to cause serious injury.
Need etched glass in Newcastle? Call Koala Glass for supply and installation throughout the Hunter, Maitland, Lake Macquarie, Nelson Bay and Morisset.
What Is Etched Glass?
Glass etching is an art form that can be used to great effect in both commercial and domestic applications. Whether you want to use an eye-catching custom design or simply create a translucent effect for privacy, etched glass can add depth and interest to any project.
How Is Etched Glass Used?
Etched glass is a popular option in commercial workspaces to create glass partitions and doors that feature custom etching such as company logos. It can also be used for a variety of purposes in your home to bring interest to areas that require privacy, such as shower screens and bedroom doors.
Can You Provide Custom Bevelled Glass?
Koala Glass provides etched glass services to help customise the look and feel of any space, with endless design possibilities. The team at Koala Glass is here to help you to choose an etched design that perfectly suits your needs.
How Is Bevelled Glass Made?
A variety of techniques can be applied to achieve different results. For example, different levels of transparency can be applied to etched glass to achieve varying light diffusion. Laser etching techniques can then be used to etch custom patterns into the surface of the glass.