Tempered & Laminated: What’s the Difference?

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no Comment.    Apr 14, 2017 | 2:22 pm


When it comes to the latest and greatest news regarding your Las Vegas auto glass needs, Clear Quality Auto Glass works hard to stay informed. For instance, do you know the difference between a laminated glass windshield and a tempered glass windshield? Laminated glass actually includes an extra layer of plastic embedded between two other two layers of glass. This allows the laminated glass to remain intact in the event of an accident. While tempered glass is more sturdy than laminated glass, tempered glass shatters completely upon impact into small, cube-like pieces that fall to the ground. This means that, without the extra layer of plastic in between the glass, the tempered glass cannot hold its shape and provides no protection against passenger ejection. Statics show that ejected passengers are more likely to die than those who remain in the car. The idea behind laminated glass is that, in the case where…

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