Glass; we have gotten used to seeing it all around us in windows, as part of packaging, in ornaments and a whole plethora of different objects and surfaces out there. It has become an important part of our environment, homes and offices and yet, to the layman, there is not a lot known about this remarkable substance. Created from molten silicates of varying types and shaped by glass and mirror cutting, there are in fact different types of glass out there, each suited to a specific need. Here we will explore the application of three different though common types, borosilicate, soda-lime silicate and phosphate glass.
At Mayday Glass Merchants we are passionate about all things glass and mirror. We are a one stop service, for all glass and mirror processing requirements for the private individual and industrial commercial markets. We are well known for our hands on personalized service as our friendly professional team are able assist you with fast quotes. We are able to deliver and install or just deliver anywhere in Johannesburg, Gauteng. Below we go through a few interesting facts about glass cutting and the history of mirrors.