GLASS THICKNESS

Glass thickness varies from fragile to sturdy, and most selections are driven by either application or cost. If not sure, contact your Head West glass specialist for guidance.

Thickness       Applications
2.5mm (3/32”)
“Single Strength Glass”, Picture Frame standard, light weight quality.
3.2mm (1/8")
“Double Strength Glass”, Cabinet Door Panel standard, temperable, 1/2” bevel max.
4.0mm (5/32")
“Greatest Strength to Weight Ratio”, Retail Framed Mirror standard, 1” bevel max.
5.0mm (3/16")
“Crystal Glass”, Hospitality standard, 1-1/2” bevel max.
6.0mm (1/4")
“Plate Glass”, Builders standard, strongest quality.

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