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How to distinguish tinted float glass and reflective glass ?

  • Author:jimyglass
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  • Release on :2016-10-17


How to distinguish tinted float glass and reflective glass ?


Both of the tinted float glass and reflective glass are float glass, widely used for windows, doors,
skylight, roof, balcony, curtain wall, etc. Many people didn't know how to distinguish of them, 
we would like to discussion about the common and different of them as follow:

The common of the Tinted float glass and reflective glass:

1. Same color of Ford blue, dark blue , French green, dark green, Euro gray , Dark gray Euro 
bronze, Dark bronze. 
2. Thickness of 3mm-12mm, 3mm and 12mm less been producing. 
3. Standard size : 2440x1830mm, 3300x2140mm, etc. 
4. It can be cut, bent, tempered, heat strengthened and laminated without affecting the coating. 
5. It can add aesthetic senses to building appearance 
6. With good shading coefficient and with visible energy efficient effect 
7. Control solar energy radiation effectively, block far infrared radiation, save expenses of air 
conditioners in summer, save heating expenses in winter, have good effect of heat preservation 
and energy saving.


The different between Tinted float glass and reflective glass:

1. From the appearance : 

Tinted float glass could directly view the another side.
For the reflective glass, because of its coating of metal, alloy or metal compound film, its has 
mirror effect .

2. From the characteristic : 

The tinted float glass with higher visible light transmitting rate than reflective glass.
The reflecting rate of reflective glass is more higher than tinted float glass.
Tinted float glass only have 4 basic color of green, blue, gray, bronze, for reflective glass
if off line- coating, except 4 basic color of green, blue, gray, bronze, also 
could producing other color. 


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