Category Archives: Glass & Mirror Installation

Sharpen Your Lust For Glass in Restaurants By Bear Glass

Glass is a great surfacing material to use in restaurants interiors.  With a high-end look that is easy to maintain and limitless in its customization options, glass can also add useful features to the interior of a restaurant while adding function, reduced maintenance and good looks for years to come. Glass  comes in so many varieties: tinted, back-paintedmirroredacid etched, and even clear that you’re sure to find a type that can enhance the interior for any restaurant or food service environment.

 

Below are 5 Ways To Sharpen Your Lust For Glass in Restaurants:

 

1) Specials Boards in Restaurants:

glass board in break room
glass board in break room

 

Being able to erase dry erase, wet erase and chalk markers from the surface makes glass the perfect message board for writing specials, messages, and other information for patrons. The one shown above was made out of tinted gray for a semi-translucent effect. It’s hung using standoffs with the glass fabricated with holes to accommodate the hardware.

2) Table Toppers in Restaurants:

break room glass table
glass table

 

This is one of the most practical uses of glass in restaurants,…as a table topper to protect the wood or metal table underneath. A thin, tempered piece can be back painted any color so that it enhances the restaurants branded color scheme as linens would but doesn’t need to be replaced after each patron. Spills, drips, and splatters can be easily cleaned up and it will look good as new for the next customer. We’ve also seen clear glass table toppers used over fine linens, and that’s a good way to prevent having to do a ton of laundry.

 

3) Prep Area Feature Wall in Restaurants:

Glass Feature Wall
Glass Feature Wall

 

A wall of color glass in a prep area draws attention to where all the action happens and provides a surface that is easy to clean at the end of the night. With the ability to be any custom color, it can create a beautiful way to draw customers in.

4) BarTops in Restaurants:

glass bar top
glass bar top

 

A bar top using acid etched glass can create sultry backlit bars that can enhance a mood in the restaurants or lounge. Easy to keep clean, and with a surface that won’t wash off, acid etched also resists finger prints so servers can focus on simply serving the customer.

5) Glassware Walls in Restaurants:

Bar Antique Mirror
Bar Antique Mirror

 

Like the bar tops, when an acid etched glass is backlit, it can create a mood that invigorates patrons and enhances the environment. The way the light plays, not only through the acid etched glass but through the glassware and colored liquids in bottles creates a cool vibe that can enhance the brand.

But there are so much more ways to use glass in restaurants and food service design! What are your favorite ways you’ve used glass in restaurants interiors?If you have any inquiry or require free advice and estimate for your glass & mirror need, then contact us by phone  +1 718 832 3604, email Sales@BearGlass.com 

 

 

Glass Cutting using Waterjet cutting solutions by Bear Glass

Abrasive waterjet cutting technology is a great method for cutting glass because it allows for contours and shapes that cannot be achieved with other cutting machines at a reasonable cost. From artistic tabletop inlays to detailed stained glass designs, mirrors, glass ornaments, replacement windows for antique cars, and more, there’s almost no glass cutting application that a waterjet cutting machine can’t tackle.

Glass has a tendency to crack, so it is very important that the initial holes are produced with a reduced pressure . Subsequently, the pressure must be increased to a cutting speed that is cost-effective. For glass, ceramics and other brittle materials, you must gradually increase and reduce the cutting pressure by means of proportional pressure control of the intensifier pump, otherwise, the material would be destroyed.

As an alternative waterjet technology can be used as an abrasive because it is softer, which reduces the potential for chipping, cracking and other surface blemishes and leaves a cut edge that is polished to a smooth finish.Because waterjet cutting does not vibrate the glass, there are no heat-affected zones to leave behind rough edges, almost no secondary finishing is required.

ADVANTAGES OF CUTTING GLASS WITH WATERJET

  • Cut glass geometry that common machining cannot perform
  • Delicate glass does not crack during processing
  • Precisely cut thin to thick glass without changing any tooling
  • Eliminates pressure of cutting process on surface material
  • No heat affected zone
  • No tool to sharpen
  • No need for reworking of the cut edge
  • No waste of material, narrow cutting gap
  • Cost effective means of cutting holes in glass
  • Create intricate design in any shape and size

 

waterjet cutting
waterjet cutting

Everyday Uses of waterjet cutting

When you need reliable waterjet cutting solutions, Bear Glass has you covered.

With over two decades of expertise in quality waterjet cutting, we are one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of fabricated glass parts. Our experienced team works diligently with the latest machinery and cutting technology.  We are equipped to handle the most intricate tasks.

No matter what the shape, size or material, if you can imagine it, we can do it.  Our use of equipment provides us the opportunity to deliver high. Our latest waterjet capabilities create the highest accuracy for the smallest details.

Bear Glass will work side-by-side with you every step of the way.Whether you are an architect or furniture maker, you can count on us to go the extra mile for your fabrication project.Whether you have low-volume or high-volume specifications, Bear Glass has production capabilities to meet your unique needs. We can produce depending on the size requirements.

If you are ready to jump start your next great project, contact Bear Glass today. Our knowledgeable staff can answer any questions that you may have.

5 Tips For Glass Table Tops – An Intense Solution For Restaurants

Have you bought a delicate wood coffee table for your restaurant?
And you’re anxious about the harms that will happen over time?

The Glass is an efficient material to create an elegant look and prevent your wood table from unwanted damages. Glass table tops can install to your own specifications. There are different prosperity to a glass table top including prevention damages and improved aesthetics. Glass table tops can protect your furniture from blemishes and possible damages.

Glass table top is also a problem-free way to give furniture a brand-new and modern look. If you need to revive an older piece of wood table without having to deal with color or paint, glass tabletop is the intense solution for it. Glass table tops add an extra gleam to your old fashioned wood table. Glass table tops would look great on a dresser, countertop, dining table top or a coffee table top while also making it easy to clean them. It is also best for restaurant decoration.

Glass table top
Glass table cover

5 Benefits for using glass table tops in restaurants

  • Glass table tops can refresh an older, worn cost of furniture without redecorating or modify the piece in any way.
  • Glass table top protects the materials made, like: wood furniture or table linens from moisture, fungal damages or stains – and it is also easy to clean-up.
  • Glass made table tops spontaneously renovate or merge a design with hue.
  • They give all the elegance and practicality of a glass countertop, with a cost-effective fine or light piece of glass.
  • Bear Glass has an enormous variety of collections so you can have glass table tops back-painted in any color for an instant modern update, printed glass table tops, etched glass table tops, starphire glass tops etc.

We also do edge work and hole drilling if you need and we provide installation service too. Our specialty in glass tables and table tops.