CTU Screen

 

CTU Screen & Window
11526 Lakewood Blvd.
Downey, CA 90241

562.231.2185
info@CTUScreen.com

FLOAT GLASS NOMINAL THICKNESSES AND TOLERANCE

 

The common uses for each thickness is shown below:
•  
  • 3/32" - single strength (SS) ;for windows & picture frames.
•  
  • 1/8" - double strength (DS) ;for windows & picture frames.
•  
  • 3/16" - plate glass ;for windows, small table tops &shower enclosures
•  
  • 1/4" - plate glass ;for table tops, shelving & shower enclosures.
•  
  • 3/8" - heavy glass ;for table tops, shelving & shower enclosures.
•  
  • 1/2" - heavy glass ;for table tops, shelving & shower enclosures.
•  
  • 3/4" - heavy glass ; for table tops, shelving.

 

FLOAT GLASS NOMINAL THICKNESSES AND TOLERANCE

  Thickness Tolerences

 TRADITIONAL

 NOMINAL   INCHES  NOMINAL   MILLIMETERS
DESIGNATION DECIMAL MIN MAX MILLIMETERS MIN   MAX
MICRO-SLIDE 0.040 0.031 0.049 1.0 0.79   1.24
PHOTOGRAHIC 0.060 0.050 0.070 1.5 1.27   1.78
PICTURE 0.080 0.071 0.084 2.0 1.80   2.13
SINGLE STRENGTH 0.090 0.085 0.101 2.5 2.16   2.57
LAMINATE 0.110 0.102 0.114 2.7 2.59   2.90
DOUBLE (1/8 IN.) STRENGTH 0.120 0.115 0.134 3.0 2.92   3.40
5/32 IN. 0.160 0.149 0.185 4.0 3.78   4.19
3/16 IN. 0.190 0.180 0.199 5.0 4.57   5.05
7/32 IN. 0.210 0.200 0.218 5.5 5.08   5.64
1/4 IN. 0.230 0.219 0.244 6.0 5.68   6.20
5/16 IN. 0.320 0.292 0.322 8.0 7.42   8.43
3/8 IN. 0.390 0.355 0.408 10.0 9.02   10.31
1/2 IN. 0.490 0.489 0.531 12.0 11.91   13.49
5/8 IN. 0.630 0.595 0.656 16.0 15.09   16.86
3/4 IN. 0.750 0.719 0.781 19.0 18.28   19.84
1 IN. 1.00 0.928 1.031 25.0 24.61   26.19
1-1/4 IN. 1.23 1.125 1.375 32.0 28.58   34.93