Types of Glass used in Construction - Coggle Diagram
Types of Glass used in Construction
Made out of Sodium & Calcium Silicate. Called as Soda lime glass. Thickness 2 mm to 20mm.weight range from 6 to 36kg/m. sq. Application Shop fronts & Public places
Made out of Plastic polyvinyl butyral . It cannot form sharp edge piece when it breaks. Used for Windows, Skylights, floors etc
Combination of layers of ordinary glass. It has more weight, thickness than normal glass, UV and Sound Proof. Application Aquariums & Bridges
Has low unique properties photo catalytic & hydrophilic. Stain proof and maintenance easy. Gives a Beautiful Appearance
Photochromic has light sensitive lamination, thermos chromatic has heat sensitive lamination electro chromic has electric lamination, It can control the transparent efficiency of glass and protects the interior to daylight. Application in ICU's and meeting rooms.
Nothing but colored glass. A color producing ingredients mix to product colored glass which does not affect the other properties of glass. (1)Iron oxide-Green (2)Sulphur-Blue (3)Manganese Dioxide- Black (4) Cobalt-Blue (5)Chromium- Dark green (6) Titanium-Yellowish Brown ( 7)Uranium -yellow
Durable glass that has low visibility. Available in all thickness. When it is broken it forms small granular chunks that are dangerous, It is also called as tempered glass. Used for fire resistance doors and mobile screen protectors.
Glass brick, also known as glass block, is an architectural element made from glass. Vary in color, size, texture and form. Used in walls, skylights, and sidewalk lights.
Glass wool made from fibers of glass and acts as a insulating filler.It is fire resistant glass.
Insulted Glazed Units
An insulating glass unit commonly consists of two (sometimes more) panes of glass separated by a spacer material and sealed together at the edge. Designed to keep homes warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer