Thickness In Glass

Thickness In Glass

Flat glass comes in various thicknesses. Glass is produced in standard metric thicknesses of 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 15, 19 mm. The difference in thickness dictates the use of a particular glass for a certain application.

When glass is used in buildings externally or internally it is often of a safety type, which includes reinforced, toughened and laminated glasses. Standard safety glass thickness used mostly range from 4mm to 12mm . When it comes to choosing a thickness between 10mm to 19mm it is mostly a matter of preference and the usage type . Obviously a thicker glass offers the greater structural integrity and durability with a more impressive look as well as a more premium feel.

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Standard glass thickness range

Glass is used for Glass Thickness
Aluminium window & door 4mm to 6mm
Small table tops, small shelves 6mm to 8mm
Table tops ( as protective covering) 6mm to 8mm
Glass table top 8mm to 12mm
Frameless shower screen 8mm to 12mm
Mirror 5mm to 6mm
Glass wall,  glass partition 8mm to 12mm
Balustrade, Staircase 10mm to 19mm
Canopy 8mm to 12mm