Tempered Mirror Glass

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Definition

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

 

Similarities

 

Function

Mirror toughened glass and mirror glass reflect images and show whatever in front of them.

Processibility

Can be vinyl-backed, combined into laminated glass or IGU.

Colorful Choices

The mirror can be clear, ultra-clear, blue, bronze, green, grey, etc.

Applications

Can be used at a hotel, lobby, home, as well as in shopping mall, gym center, beauty salons, barbershop, etc.

Differences

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Appearance

Toughened glass mirror is translucent, annealed glass mirror, however, is totally opaque.

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Coating Method

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.

Cost

Tuffen mirror is more expensive while a normal glass mirror is much cheaper. 

 

Processibility

The toughened mirror can be tempering or heat-strengthening like annealed glass. However, mirror glass can’t be heat treated.

toughened mirror glass

Safety

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.

Applications

Mirror toughened glass can be used both in internal and external applications. On the contrary, glass mirror is only used in indoor applications.

Conclusion

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.

 

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