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All of our custom cut products begin at our state-of-the-art Automatic Cutting Table. Our experienced staff enters many orders into the custom software of the Cutting Table. The software develops a cutting plan which optimizes the use of the raw material. By minimizing waste, we can provide our customers with the lowest prices possible in the industry. At this point, the corresponding raw material is placed in the Cutting Table, and the customer's orders are cut by the automated system.
Once the customer's pieces are cut, they are transferred to the corresponding department for additional work. Orders requiring edge work go to the polishing or beveling stations .Those requiring holes go to the drilling station.
Orders destined to be shower doors are polished and mitered at the corresponding stations, and then are processed by our advanced CNC Glass Working Machine. This is an automated, computer controlled system which "cuts" the notches for the hinges and bores the holes for the handles. Each custom door is carefully and individually programmed into the CNC. This automated process helps eliminate mistakes, and can produce products with tolerances as small as 1/32" f an inch.
Glass-Shape-Edging-Beveling is a process that require precision and skilled talent by the glass man.
Four to five times stronger than annealed glass of the same size and thickness. Higher thermal strength, and it can withstand high temperature changes up to 250° C. In the event of breakage, disintegrates into small, relatively harmless pieces. Tempered glass cannot be cut or altered. Optical distortions are a by-product of the tempering process.
Laminated glass is a type of safety glass that holds together when shattered. In the event of breaking, it is held in place by an interlayer, typically of polyvinyl butyral (PVB), between its two or more layers of glass. The interlayer keeps the layers of glass bonded even when broken, and its high strength prevents the glass from breaking up into large sharp pieces. This produces a characteristic "spider web" cracking pattern when the impact is not enough to completely pierce the glass.
Using a drill grinding machine is the quickest and most accurate method of sharpening drills. There are many different types of drill grinding machines used in the glass industry today.
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