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What is the difference between laminated glass and insulating glass? Which is better?


What is insulating glass?

Insulating glass (INSULATING glass) was invented by Americans in 1865. It is a new type of building material with good heat insulation, sound insulation, aesthetics and application, and can reduce the weight of the building. It is made of two (or three) pieces of glass. Using high-strength and high-air tightness composite adhesive, the glass sheet is bonded to the aluminum alloy frame containing desiccant, and the high-efficiency sound insulation and heat insulation glass is made.

What is laminated glass?

Laminated glass is also called laminated glass. It is two or several pieces of float glass sandwiched with a strong PVB (ethylene polymer butyrate) film, which is pressed by a hot press and the intermediate air is discharged as much as possible, and then put into a high-pressure steam kettle using high temperature and high pressure. A small amount of residual air is dissolved into the film. Compared with other glass, it has the properties of shock resistance, anti-theft, bullet-proof and explosion-proof.

So, laminated glass and insulating glass, which one should you choose?

First of all, both laminated glass and insulating glass have the effect of sound insulation and heat insulation to a certain extent. However, laminated glass has excellent shock resistance and explosion-proof performance, while insulating glass has better thermal insulation.

In terms of sound insulation, the two have different differences. Laminated glass has good seismic performance, so when the wind is strong, the possibility of noise caused by its own vibration is small, especially for medium and low frequencies. The hollow glass is prone to resonance.

But when it comes to isolating external noise, insulating glass has a slight advantage. Therefore, according to different places, the glass to be selected is also different.

For ordinary households, insulating glass is the most widely used choice. If you live in a high-rise, windy, and relatively less noise from the outside world, laminated glass is also a good choice.

The most direct manifestation of the two types of glass is the application in the sun room. Generally, the roof of the sun room is made of laminated double-layer tempered glass. The facade glass of the sun room uses insulating glass.

Because if you encounter a high-altitude falling object, the safety of the laminated glass is relatively high, and it is not easy to be completely broken. The facade glass uses hollow glass to better achieve thermal insulation and keep the sun room warm in winter and cool in summer.

Therefore, it cannot be said that double-layer laminated glass and double-layer insulating glass are better, but only in which areas the demand is greater. Window glass is a knight to protect your home, and the most suitable for your home is the best!