The Merlin Lazer Toughened Glass Stress viewer is a simple to use to tool designed to show the stress and strain patterns that are present in toughened glass.
This quick and easy test procedure proves invaluable for users wishing to test whether or not a piece of glass has been through a toughening process and can be used on single sheets of both clear and patterned glass.
How to use:
To test the glass just place its edge into the middle of the viewer. If the glass has been subjected to a toughening process then very clear lines of stress will be seen in the glass. If however the glass has not been through a toughening process no pattern will be visible.
In situations where it is not possible to slide the unit over the edge of the glass to be tested the unit can be separated by the removal of two lugs and simply held opposite each other to view the reading making this an ideal tool in any situation.
With the use of the device glass merchants can quickly test pieces of glass as they come in from suppliers to ascertain whether or not they are toughened. The tool is also useful for testing glass of unknown origin to check if it possible to cut the glass without breakage.
Glass & Unit Manufacturers
The Merlin Lazer Toughened Glass Stress Viewer is an invaluable quality control tool that enables the user to immediately verify that a piece of glass has been through the toughening process before dispatch or further assembly into a glazed unit.
Furniture manufactures & resellers
With much of the glass present in furniture often unmarked and coming from abroad it is important that all parties involved have a simple test which allows them to determine if the glass has been through a toughening process.
- Risk assessors
- Trading Standards
- Building Control
- Building Surveyors