Double Glazing for Domestic, Restaurants, Retail & Public Buildings, Manchester

Double Glazing for Domestic, Restaurants, Retail & Public Buildings, Manchester - credit Frankieleon Image 1. [Please ]

Glass is one of the most adaptable and useful materials in existence, and one which most people will come into contact with on a daily basis. Whether its beautifully detailed and coloured glassware or ornaments, decorative and practical features like splashbacks for the kitchen and bathroom, or tough, protective double glazing, glass in all its forms is a permanent part of our lives

Glass is frequently utilised as an architectural and engineering material not only for its striking good looks, but for its ability to insulate, reinforce, sound proof, bind and transmit or shield radiation. Glass has been used within architecture since ancient times, and a significant amount of new high rise buildings are constructed predominantly from glass. Many types of glass are available which present varying qualities from the most exquisitely delicate examples to the sturdy toughened glass frequently used for safety glazing. Prominent in the food industry due to its strength, heat transference, transparency, ease of sterilisation and chemical resistance, it is favoured and widely used in the medical arena for similar reasons.

Toughened Safety Glass for Windows, Roofing Systems, Schools, Colleges & Museums

Windows and other glazed areas like glass balconies and balustrades, can offer not only the many multi-functional aspects, but can give a highly attractive and dynamic appeal to any building. There is a major wow factor associated with buildings like Sainsbury's Support Centre in London. The façade of this curved structure is almost entirely composed of glass, and the light reflective panes of glass give an impressive faceted effect. Glass can be employed overhead in roofing systems, vertically for windows, underfoot for walkways and free standing in furniture.

Mirrored surfaces bring a spectacular design edge to bedrooms, bathrooms, and in many retail applications. It is possible to purchase some wonderfully elegant mirrored bedroom furniture for a chic and stylish home. Mirrors create space and a feeling of decadence and luxury, coloured and patterned glass is increasingly popular around the home, serving as a focal point, especially where there are images, etching or frosting incorporated.

Multi-Functional Glazing, Fire Safety Glass, Thermally Efficient Coatings

Multi-Functional Glazing, Fire Safety Glass, Thermally Efficient Coatings - credit Pablo Trincado

The vehicle manufacturing sector is heavily reliant on glass for its existence, as are the air, rail and ship building industries. It lives up to many demands here, as glass is not only an integral part of the appearance of these products, it has to fulfil an uncompromising list of operational requirements too. Automotive glass represents over 15% of total flat glass output, and needs to be durable and strong, provide acoustic and thermal comfort, and give excellent visibility. You only have to imagine the pressure an aircraft cockpit windshield is under to perform. Most of us are handling and tapping away at glass every day, literally when you consider your touchscreen mobile phone or tablet, not to mention jars of food and wine glasses!

Double glazing has now replaced most single glazed windows and where this is undesirable due to properties being listed or in conservation areas, unobtrusive aluminium double glazing is often installed. The thermal capabilities of glass are indisputable with innovations like thermally efficient low E-Glass, a definite advantage where an energy efficient glazing solution is desired. Glass can be toughened, wired, coated, designed to be fire resistant and produced in a range of thickness’s. Certain types of glass can also form a robust and secure barrier to burglars.

Architectural Glass Design, Curtain Walling, Glass Balustrades & Balconies

Of course we all realise that although glass can be alluring, versatile and extremely beneficial, it has the potential to be dangerous. Glass can cause significant injury, and whether it is placed in the home, shop, school, office or anywhere else there are strict safety guidelines which must be adhered to. It must resist impact, possess the appropriate strength for its purpose, and not have any sharp edges or corners. Shops and public buildings are also required to ensure that the public, employees and other visitors are aware that the glass is in fact present. This obviously reduces the risk of accidents arising from difficulty seeing the glass. Where glass is fitted in a 'critical location', it has to be visible and resistant to physical impact, and health and safety regulations on this subject are widely available.

Aluminium is frequently built into the glazing design of high quality structures, due to its flexibility and streamlined profile. Aluminium double glazing and curtain walling are prominent within some of the most renowned architectural constructions. Aluminium glazing specialists like Industrial Door Company based in Salford, Manchester, can offer an outstanding range of aluminium entrance doors, bi-fold doors, sliding folding doors, shop fronts and curtain walling.

Commercial Glazing for Shops, Schools, Restaurants & Public Buildings. UPVC & Aluminium Energy Efficient Double Glazing. Frameless Made-to-Measure Glass, Laminated Safety Glass, Coloured Glazing. Curtain Walling Functional & Energy Efficient. Fire Resistant Safety Glass for Schools & Public Buildings. Tinted Privacy Glass, Shelves, Balconies & Balustrades, Wigan, Staleybridge, Stockport, Manchester

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