A mirror is an object that reflects an image. The light that bounces off a mirror will show an image of whatever is in front of it. Mirrors reverse the direction of the image in an equal yet opposite angle from which the light shines upon it.
Tempered Mirror Glass vs Mirror Glass
Mirror toughened glass and mirror glass reflect images and show whatever in front of them.
Can be vinyl-backed, combined into laminated glass or IGU.
The mirror can be clear, ultra-clear, blue, bronze, green, grey, etc.
Can be used at a hotel, lobby, home, as well as in shopping mall, gym center, beauty salons, barbershop, etc.
Toughened glass mirror is translucent, annealed glass mirror, however, is totally opaque.
Toughened mirror glass is a kind of special coating on annealed glass. Normal mirror glass is finished by coating silver, cooper and protective paint, etc.
Tuffen mirror is more expensive while a normal glass mirror is much cheaper.
The toughened mirror can be tempering or heat-strengthening like annealed glass. However, mirror glass can’t be heat treated.
The toughened glass mirror use as safety glass wherever impact resistance required places. On the contrary, a normal glass mirror cannot be installed on such occasions.
Mirror toughened glass can be used both in internal and external applications. On the contrary, glass mirror is only used in indoor applications.
Toughened glass mirrors and float glass mirrors have almost all the same decorative functions.
For daily use at home, mirror glass is good enough. But, if you have an impact resistance request, the toughened mirror is the top choice.