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Difference between annealed and tempered glass
- Sep 23, 2018 -

Difference between annealed and tempered glass


Annealed glass is glass unloaded from end of float glass lines, they are very easy to break, and break into big pieces with sharp corners, can cause injury to person, especially thick glass. When handle annealed glass, people must be very careful, and wear proper safeguard products, like helmet, safety goggles, gloves, shoes, etc.

Tempered glass is annealed glass that has been put through a tempering process that makes it safer and 4 times stronger than annealed glass. If tempered glass breaks it will shatter into tiny pieces that are not harmful. Tempering will not change the size of the glass.