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Soundproof Glass By Bear Glass

 

A soundproof glass is a glass that prevents sound from penetrating from one side to the other. In most cases, those desiring soundproof glass are those who live near noisy environments, such as airports of busy roads. While glass, in various configurations, may do a good job of preventing sound from getting through, it should be noted that soundproof glass, at least from a general consumer standpoint, is all but impossible to acquire.

Sounds like this is exactly what you need!

There are a number of different ways to make glass soundproof. The first involves simply making the glass thicker. The thicker the glass is, the stiffer it becomes and, as a natural consequence, less prone to vibration. In such cases, the sound is naturally reduced. Another option is to insulate the glass with some other material, or perhaps just put an empty area in between two panes of glass.

To make soundproof glass completely capable of blocking all sound would be prohibitively expensive and likely not recommended for windows. The glass would need to be extremely thick and would be very heavy, perhaps overwhelming any material used in a typical window frame.

Do you hear what we are saying to you?

The most common place to find soundproof glass is a sound studio, where it is important for music and other types of recordings to have a quiet environment. However, even then the glass is not completely able to withstand all sounds.

For more information, please contact us. We look forward to working with you!

FACTORY/OFFICE

Address:
Bear Glass Inc.
399 20th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Phone: 718-832-3604
Fax: 718-832-0786
 

SHOWROOM

Address:
Bear Glass Showroom
167 Mott St,
NY, NY 10013-5442
Phone: 212-219-1679
Email: sales@bearglass.com

Bear Glass Carries Anti Slip Glass and Non Slip Glass

Glass as a flooring option introduces new architectural opportunities allowing designers to play with color & light; defining space.

Bear Glass’s Anti-Slip Glass Floors & Treads are fully tested and engineered walking surfaces designed to instill confidence. Even in the most demanding traffic conditions Bear Glass flooring will exceed expectations; wet or dry.

Bear Glass is the premier distributor for Walker Glass. This alliance allows us to offer Walker`s entire line of products because since we buy in bulk from them we are able to save our clients time and money. In regards to traction glass, we carry Walker Textures™ Traction Glass.

Walker Textures™ Traction – the ultimate anti-slip glass flooring product. Multi-level acid-etching of the Traction surface provides an unprecedented design option by combining discretion and security without impeding the natural flow of light.

Traction is an all-glass flooring solution, using no coatings, paints or appliqués susceptible to chipping or flaking off. The slip resistant properties of Traction glass are entirely derived through acid etching, whereby portions of the glass surface are removed to varying depths by a controlled process. The result is attractive and durable anti-slip surfaces, characterised by striking designs. The unique combination of opacity and translucency provides for full privacy, while still allowing for maximum circulation of light between floors.

Walker Textures™ Traction offers many advantages, including:

  • Superior slip resistance
  • Obscures view while maintaining a high level of light transmittance
  • Unique design
  • Consistent acid-etched finish
  • Conducive to high quality edgework
  • More durable than applied coatings
  • Superior resistance to surface contamination from dirt, oils, chemicals, liquids, food, etc.
  • Free of iridescence
Glass Pattern 406 anti-slip glass pattern 406Technical Data on Acid-etched Anti-slip glass

Traction glass provides a high slip resistant coefficient based on two recognized test methods. The following data has been tested and reported by the Tile Council of North America, an independent product testing facility:

ANSI/NFSI B101.1: ”Test Method for Measuring wet SCOF of common Hard-Surface Floor Materials”

Static Coefficient of Friction (SCOF) – Wet Conditions

Pattern 406: 0.68
Pattern 407: 0.75

ASTM C1028: “Standard Test Method for Determining the Static Coefficient of Friction of Ceramic Tile and Other Like Surfaces by the Horizontal Dynamometer Pull-Meter Method”

Static Coefficient of Friction

Pattern 406

Dry: 0.76  Wet: 0.60

Pattern 407

Dry: 0.74  Wet: 0.60

Product Specifications for Acid-etched Anti-slip glass

Etching: Two finishes on one surface (Opaque & Satin)

Colors: Clear and ultra-clear

Thicknesses: 6 mm to 12 mm

Dimensions: 96’’ x 130’’or 84’’ x 130’’

Walker Textures™ Traction surface provides an unprecedented design option on glass by combining discretion and security without impeding the natural flow of light. The slip resistant properties of Traction glass are entirely derived through acid etching, whereby portions of the glass surface are removed to varying depths by a controlled process.

Traction glass provides a high slip resistant coefficient based on two recognized test methods namely: ANSI/NFSI B101.1 and ASTM C1028. The tests were conducted by an independent testing facility, the Tile Council of North America.

“Glass flooring is one of the fastest growing application segments in the industry. The durability of our acid-etched surface is unmatched by other processes. We are very excited to launch our first patterns in a line-up that will surely expand…” says Ross Christie, V-P Sales & Marketing

The Traction line will be offered in clear and low iron glass in thicknesses from 6 mm to 12 mm in standard size of 96’’ x 130’’. The patterns of this 400 series are made using two acid-etched finishes, Opaque and Satin. To order the Walker Textures™ Traction

We ship our Bear Glass Traction Glass world wide.

For more information, please contact us at:

FACTORY/OFFICE

Address:

Bear Glass Inc.

399 20th Street

Brooklyn, NY 11215

Phone: 718-832-3604

Fax: 718-832-0786

Email: bearglass@yahoo.com

Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukah!!!

Bear Glass Inc. Newsletter No 14

We are open Monday through Friday Christmas Week if you need something so give us a call.

Or stop by and visit!

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We have available hard to find specialty glass such as Antique Mirror, Pattern Glass, Starphire, Acid Etched, Heavy Glass (thick), Colored Glass, Painted Glass, and many others. Our Brooklyn, New York factory located in Park Slope carries a wide variety of specialty glass in stock and also available for special order to best suit your individual needs.See Our Products List

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Tempered Glass  We can temper your glass or ours.  We have a super quick turnaround. We can temper whatever you need.  Shower doors are our specialty.

We love to make them.

Insulated Units Are Moving at Bear!

Insulated Units at Bear!
We make magic happen!

We can make NEXT DAY UNITS for you.
Our regular turn around time is 5 days but if you pay the Magician – Magic happens!

Contact Us
Bear Glass Inc.
399 20th Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215(Ph) 718-832-3604

(Fax) 718-832-0786

bearglass@yahoo.com
www.bearglass.com

 

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year From Our Family To Yours!!!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year From Our Family To Yours!!!

FACTORY/OFFICE

Address:
Bear Glass Inc.
399 20th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Phone: 718-832-3604
Fax: 718-832-0786
Email: bearglass@yahoo.com
 

SHOWROOM

Address:
Bear Glass Showroom
167 Mott St,
NY, NY 10013-5442
Phone: 212-219-1679
Email: info@bearglass.com
sales@bearglass.com

When Buying Glass, Buy American… Buy Bear Glass!!!

When trying to cut costs, many companies weigh their options with buying products overseas as opposed to buying American quality products. There are many things to consider when making your decision. Bear Glass is definitely biased when it comes to this subject  but we will try to stick with the facts in this article.

China’s manufacturing advantages remain formidable. With factory wages averaging $1.26 an hour, the mainland is still hard to beat for labor-intensive products such as toys and apparel. China is also rising fast in industries like solar power modules and cars, thanks to strong domestic demand and generous government incentives.

Cost is usually the major driver in a company’s decision to purchase parts and products from abroad. Yet in a 2008 Pricewaterhouse-Coopers survey of retail and consumer-goods companies, one-quarter of respondents said they could not quantify actual savings. Many tracked transportation, customs, and warehousing costs. But quality and reliability of vendors often went unmeasured.

I said it was tough to decide what to do about Chinese-made products if price matters. This led to an outcry from customers, who said among other things “you get what you pay for” and “have you thought about the poor living conditions of the people who make this cheap stuff?”

There is a simple truth to this debate:  It’s easy to stick with American-made when quality matters.

BEAR GLASS IS A FULL GLASS FABRICATOR IN BROOKLYN, NY.  WE ARE THIRD
GENERATION GLAZIERS.  WE ARE AT OUR CURRENT LOCATION FOR OVER 20 YEARS.
HERE WE UTILIZE OVER 25, 000 SQ FT TO ITS MAXIMUM . WE DELIVER TO THE
TRI-STATE AREA 5 DAYS A WEEK, WITH 5 TRUCKS ON THE ROAD DAILY.  ALSO, WE
SHIP NATIONWIDE.  WE USE CUTTING EDGE TECHNOLOGY TO SERVICE OUR
CUSTOMERS, AND WE HAVE THE LARGEST INVENTORY FOR STOCK SHEETS.  EVEN
THOSE HARD TO FIND TYPES.  WE ARE ALWAYS LOOKING FOR NEW WAYS TO BE
MORE PRODUCTIVE.  WHETHER IT’S PURCHASING NEW MACHINERY TO PROVIDE NEW
SERVICES OR BRINGING IN DIFFERENT LINES OF GLASS, WE DO IT.  WE STRIVE TO
KEEP OUR CUSTOMERS SATISFIED, AND ARE ALWAYS LOOKING TO MAKE NEW ONES.
WE ENJOY WORKING ONE ON ONE WITH PEOPLE  IN THEIR PROJECTS.

Now we do understand that Chinese labor is much cheaper. (The last I heard, a good glass worker in China makes about $300-$400 per month.) But Americans still do better work. They do it on time. They speak English. They understand what the word “quality” means. And, we don’t have to pay a 20% to 30% surcharge for shipping costs.

Like Bear Glass, a growing number of companies are moving beyond the usual considerations of labor and raw material costs in deciding where to produce goods to calculate the “total cost of ownership.” That means tallying expenses associated with things such as storage and delays. By this light, the so-called China price, which always seemed to be at least 40% below U.S. costs on everything from bedroom furniture to telecom gear, isn’t so low. In fact, China’s once-formidable edge in manufacturing has all but disappeared in some industries

Lots of other business owners are making the same discoveries that Bear Glass has mentioned. Language barriers, long delivery delays and confusion about how to produce the product to specifications are to name but a few.

We found a simple solution for our clients. Work with Bear Glass because we are a factory who speaks your language. Skip shipping hassles by buying inside your own country. And, work with people who understand what the word quality really means.

Bear Glass  is an all American company  that makes a better finished product than China for less money  based on quality and reliability.

For more information, please contact us. We look forward to working with you!

FACTORY/OFFICE

Address:
Bear Glass Inc.
399 20th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Phone: 718-832-3604
Fax: 718-832-0786
Email: bearglass@yahoo.com
 

SHOWROOM

Address:
Bear Glass Showroom
167 Mott St,
NY, NY 10013-5442
Phone: 212-219-1679
Email: info@bearglass.com
sales@bearglass.com