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Benefits of Acid Etched Glass In Interiors in NY, NJ, Brooklyn

Acid etched glass has been treated with acid to produce a matte surface finish on one, or both, of the surfaces of the glass. Because the surface of the glass has been chemically-created, the finish is extremely durable, and can not be washed or scratched off. Often, this is referred to as “fingerprint proof” or “smudge proof” glass because of its durability withstand oils, moisture, and humidity while still retaining the frosted appearance.

When people mention “acid etched glass” they can mean a WIDE variety of things. There are acid etched products which we offer, sandblasted, laser etched, and even printing or decorative films that look like etching.

Acid Etched Glass Partition
Acid Etched Glass Partition

Acid Etched glass panels are mainly used for:

Available Finishes of Acid Etched Glass

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  1. Texture Opaque

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2. Texture Satin

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3. Texture Satinlite

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4. Texture Velour

Acid Etched Glass Shower Door
Acid Etched Glass Shower Door

Basically, the term “etched glass”  or “frosted glass” is a generic term used as a catch-all for any of the above methods which produce a glass that will diffuse transmitted light. But it’s important to know the limitations and effects for each of these methods are different.

Different levels of opacity can be achieved by treating one or both sides of the glass, as well as the “depth” of the etching.  Options of patterns, tints, and limitless color are all possible. This product can be back-painted as well, for a colorful matte finish. which of course, is what Bear Glass Color Glass can do in the creation of Bear Glass Acid etched Matte Color Glass.

 

A few of the advantages for the use of Acid Etched Glass:

 

  1. Permanent finish that will never degrade or fade over time.
  2. The matte finish reduces glare, allowing for the practicality of glass, even in high-glare interiors.
  3. Fingerprints won’t show like on other glossy materials.
  4. Moisture or natural oils won’t remove the finish.
  5. Extremely durable – can withstand vigorous cleaning. Nearly anything can be cleaned off by using a Magic Eraser.
  6. Can be tempered – allowing for use in shower enclosures, railings, and furniture.
  7. Can also be back-painted, silvered,…or both,…for beautiful additional effects.
Acid Etched Glass Door
Acid Etched Glass Door

 

People LOVE the soft, ethereal look of acid etched glass. But they wrongly think it’s hard to care for. You can’t get it wet, you can’t get oils on it, and you can’t clean the pitted surface. However, acid etched glass has the ability to do ALL those things and still come clean.All of these gorgeous glass installations were done using acid etched glass, which we can back-paint ANY custom color. Contact us, to learn more about any of these products.

 

Bear Glass is the best fabricator of the interior decorative glass products, including a wide variety of glass and mirror. Bear Glass provides high quality fabricated glass for contracting glaziers, glass distributors, installers, and the architecture design community.

 

Bear Glass Double Sided Acid-Etched Glass

 

Bear Glass Is A Premier Walker Distributor.  We are better able to serve our customers with 2 facilities located in both Brooklyn NY and Tinton Falls NJ.  Our Motto is “ We Do Everything In Glass And Mirror”, so we are able to service any and all your glass and mirror needs.

Double Sided Acid-Etched Glass

Etching two faces of the glass provides many applications which can be used as much for residential as for commercial uses.

Some of the more common applications include:

–         Office enclosures

–         Interior Doors

–         Railings

–         Shelving

–         Furniture components

–         Interior partitions

–         Sealed units

–         And many more

Double sided acid-etched glass also has many advantages, such as:

–          It offers more opacity than one sided acid-etching, perfect for those looking for enhanced privacy or to use as spandrels in a building facade.

–          It provides a consistent finish on both sides                          

–          Glare is reduced on both sides of the glass

–         It offers flexibility with varied visual effects from different finishes: Opaque/Opaque, Velour/Velour and Satin/Satin

–         And finally, it offers the unique possibility of combining full surface etching on one side with an acid-etched pattern on the other

Going with the inspiration of the last advantage mentioned above, Bear Glass has come a long way from its first launch of  Walker  Nuance patterns in 2008.  In June 2012, Bear Glass was proud to announce the launch of six new patterns by Walker Glass , two of which featured double sided acid-etched glass, namely patterns 511 and 512.

Having a pattern on both sides of the glass is a brand new feature of the product line and provides a good cross section of  Nuance capabilities. This trait gives the impression the glass has greater depth.

Also available are custom designs, on either one face or two.  As an example, Bear Glass ran a prototype of a pattern etched on both sides which gives a sort of criss-cross effect.

This is very interesting in terms of the possibilities architects and designers will be able to create. The addition of this new feature, double sided acid-etched patterns, will stimulate the imagination of architects and designers and help them come up with custom patterns meeting their own design intent.

For more information on Double Sided Acid-Etched Glass please contact Bear Glass at:

FACTORY/ OFFICE

Address:

Bear Glass Inc.

399 20th Street

Brooklyn, NY 11215

Phone: 718-832-3604

Fax: 718-832-0786

E-mail: bearglass@yahoo.com

If you are in New Jersey:

Bear Glass New Jersey

359 Essex Road

Tinton Falls New Jersey  07753

P: 732 901 2626

F: 732 901 2266

E: Sales@BearGlassNJ.com