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Laminated Glass

Extra strength for extra safety and protection

Laminated glass consists of two or more lites that are permanently bonded by heat and pressure with one or more plastic interlayers of polyvinyl butyral (PVB). Both the glass and the interlayers can be supplied in a variety of colors and thicknesses to provide the desired appearance.

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By most building codes, laminated glass is considered “safety glass.” While it can be broken, fragments usually adhere to the plastic layers, reducing injury risks. If desired (or required), laminated glass can be further strengthened by manufacturing it with units of heat-strengthened or tempered glass.

Because of its strength and safety features, laminated glass is preferred when any of the following are required:

Most SunGuard Advanced Architectural Glass can be laminated.

For more information, call 1-866-GuardSG (482-7374).

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Guardian has established an independent network of Select Fabricators that offer a full service of glass fabrication including cutting, tempering, heat-strengthening, laminating and insulating. Please click here to find a Select Fabricator in your area.

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