Laminated glass is constructed from two or more panels of glass, sandwiching an interlayer which bonds the glass together.
If the glass breaks, the main purpose of the plastic interlayer is to keep the broken glass in place, holding the glass fragments together.
Typically, laminated safety glass is made from annealed glass, which has not been heat-treated to increase its strength.
Standard laminated glass is therefore just as susceptible to breakage as annealed glass and also has a slightly lower light transmission than ordinary glass of the same thickness.
To overcome the strength issue of laminated glass, Kite Glass uses toughened flat glass as an alternative to annealed glass.
The result is a glass product that:
Kite Glass toughened laminated glass provides extraordinary levels of strength and performance under stress or impact.
Capable of withstanding extreme pressure loads when correctly installed, our glass solutions are fully approved for the use in full height barriers, infill panels, barriers and structural balustrades.
Kite Glass will offer advice on the choice of interlayers, to allow architects and specifiers options for the reduction of sound and ultra-violet light transmission and tinted interlayers.
Kite Glass can supply and install laminated windows for the following:
Kite Glass’ range of case studies showcase our experience and give some examples of our glass in action.