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What is the difference between laminated and toughened glass?

Many people require a strong security glass for their premises to not only hinder thieves, but also to protect visitor safety. Strong glass is important, also, for worktops and other glass structures around the home. The two main options are toughened and laminated glass, but there remains some uncertainty surrounding which is better, and what the difference is between the two options – this article will help offer clarity and guidance.   What is toughened glass? Toughened glass, also called tempered glass, is a high strength product that is up to five times stronger than ordinary glass. This makes it harder…

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What is Pilkington?

Here at Abbey Glass, we pride ourselves on supplying the highest quality of glass to our customers. That’s why we install Pilkington glass, one of the leading glass manufacturers in the UK. Pilkington offer a wide range of flat glass solutions, made using innovative glass and coating technology right here in the UK. History of Pilkington Founded in 1826, Pilkington has been a leading glass manufacturer for a long time. In 2006, it became a member of the NSG Group, allowing them to focus on becoming a leader in the glass industry in the UK and developing new technology to front…

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Different Types of Glass & Their Uses

Glass can be manufactured with a range of physical properties to be used for many different requirements. From large industrial designs to basic domestic windows, the uses are exceedingly large. Here at Abbey Glass, we cater for everyone’s glass requirements, and our experts have compiled a useful list of the most popular types of glass and what uses they may commonly have. Flat glass Where is it used?: windows, glass doors Flat glass is the basic first product from the float process of making glass. It has a uniform thickness and makes the base for more advanced types of glass through…

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