What is the difference between frosted and obscure glass?

What is the difference between frosted and obscure glass?

What is the difference between frosted glass and obscure glass? Obscure glass is a category name for any glass type that offers some level of a reduction in transparency. Frosted glass offer this ability to reduce visibility through the glass and is distinguished by its white opaque frosting.

Are there different levels of frosted glass?

Frosted Glass can be divide into 3 types glass During sandblasting ,only the areas that are to remain transparent are masked for protection . The depth and degree of the translucency of the sand-blasted finishing vary with the force and type of and used.

What are the different types of frosted glass?

Types of Frosted Glass

  • Acid Etched Glass.
  • Sandblasted Glass.
  • Ceramic Frit Silkscreened Glass.
  • Translucent Interlayer Laminated Glass.
  • Applied Translucent Film.

How opaque is frosted glass?

Frosted glass is produced by the sandblasting or acid etching of clear sheet glass. This creates a pitted surface on one side of the glass pane and has the effect of rendering the glass translucent by scattering the light which passes through, thus blurring images while still transmitting light. It has 10-20% Opacity .

Can frosted glass be tempered?

Frosted glass – (sandblasted) is annealed glass that has a factory applied uniform density sandblasted surface. It can not be tempered unless it is sandblasted after it has been tempered. The sandblasted surface can be discolored by contact with foreign materials. It can not be tempered.

Does Pilkington offer a pattern visualiser for glass?

Our Pilkington Texture Glass range, and modern etched glass range – Pilkington Oriel, can now be viewed in our updated pattern presenter which has more functionality including a pattern visualiser. It’s easy to pick a pattern and background to see your preferred glass in application.

What is the difference between rolled patterned glass and Pilkington texture glass?

A rolled patterned glass, one surface of which has a specific pattern or design impressed into the surface, Pilkington Texture Glass provides obscuration and decoration. All patterns are classified according to their obscuration in relation to each other, the gradation being from 1 (least obscuring) to 5 (most obscuring).

What is the Pilkington texture glass Warwick™ range?

The range is available in a variety of contemporary and traditional designs, each with a modern opaque appearance. Pilkington Texture Glass Warwick™ is a random pattern which has implications when cutting the glass down into finished sizes. If a pane is small enough, potentially there could be no evidence of the pattern at all.

Why choose Pilkington Oriel etched glass?

With new texture designs regularly added and thePilkington Oriel etched glass range offering even morepossibilities, there really is no better choice of decorativeglass for your home.