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Re: [APD] tempered glass

urville wrote:
> I can't believe that!
>  tempered glass is basically safety glass like your windshield. which 
> bursts into a thousand little pieces everytime. where as plate glass may 
> only crack and the pieces will be large enough that the silicone still 
> holds them in place quite well.  so it's choosing between a floor of 
> water every time and a possibly salvagable situation. it's also my 
> understanding that tempered glass may be weakened and seem fine only to 
> shatter seemingly for no reason at a later time. I suppose if the major 
> dealers use it then we have no choice, but i find that a disturbing trend.

Tempered glass is much stronger than regular glass. I believe that's why 
it is used as opposed to some perceived safety reason.

Jerry Baker
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