Glass the material

Glass the material

What we do with glass and good things to know. 

Glass Types

Glass Types

Acoustilam 6.4mm glass is specially selected for increased acoustic support performance per £. Acoustilam is formed with an interlayer of highly-effective vibration-deadening PVB within the structure of the glass. Any airborne vibrations are removed ...

Easy Clean Glass

Easy Clean Glass

Over the past couple of years, there have been several items on ‘self-cleaning’ treatments using nanotechnology. Most companies have aimed their product at the glass market. Some have tried to ‘all things to all surfaces’. 

The claims ...

Black Glass in Furniture

Black Glass in Furniture

Black is fast becoming the colour of choice for contemporary glass furniture. Black glass furniture is cool, sophisticated and stylish, and it’s great for harmonising with any interior style. With Futureglass, you can now create that coordinated look ...

Mirror and Safety

Mirror and Safety

Mirror is annealed glass that has silver applied to the reverse side.
Annealed glass is produced without stress so the glass can be cut, drilled, polished and worked.
Toughened glass is heated to point of softening - around 620 °C (1,148 °F). The entire ...

Safety & Glass Tempering

Safety & Glass Tempering

Unlike ordinary glass, the glass used in Futureglass products offers the reassurance of conformance to British Standard BS 6206A for maximum safety. Ordinary glass or annealed glass is a brittle material. This is due to the microscopic cracks that exist ...

5 Common Misconceptions About Toughened Glass

5 Common Misconceptions About Toughened Glass

People often shy away from glass as a decorative material because they don’t understand it. We believe that glass is an elegant, reliable and versatile material and so we wrote this mythbusting article in order to clear up some common misconceptions ...

Why have tables been exploding!

Why have tables been exploding!

Many people wonder, when debating whether or not glass furniture is really for them, if glass furniture is safe. Glass has a reputation for being quite weak and prone to dangerous breakages which, whilst not entirely undeserved, isn’t strictly true. ...

Upcycling

Upcycling

What is Upcycling?

Recent years have seen a rise in what’s being called ‘upcycling’, a new and improved form of recycling. Recycling generally involves taking one item and reducing it to its raw elements and then building it into something ...

What Is Toughened Glass?

What Is Toughened Glass?

Here at Futureglass we use toughened glass as standard on our products, however we appreciate that it might no be immediately obvious what that actually means and so within this article we thought we would explain it.

Annealed or ‘standard’ ...

Caring For Your Glass Products

Caring For Your Glass Products

Caring for Futureglass contemporary glass furniture is easy and doesn’t take long, so you can spend less time on maintenance and more time on the important things. For clear or unfrosted glass we recommend that you use the soon to be commercially available ...

Low Iron Glass: FAQ

Low Iron Glass: FAQ

Here at Futureglass we get asked about low iron glass a lot, some people simply don’t know what the difference between low iron and our standard toughened glass is. Whilst some people want to know if it’ll cost them any more to have low iron glass ...

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