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Sandblasted Glass by Bear Glass

Bear Glass provides the service of sandblasting glass.   Sandblasting glass is becoming one of the very popular methods of etching glass.  Sandblasting glass can result in producing the most elegant etching on glass.   There are various techniques used in sandblasting glass that can create works of art as a finished product.  Sandblasting glass creates beautiful frosted and carved designs in glass.  Sandblasting has a bunch of functions.

It can be used to soften rough surfaces, roughen soft surfaces, take off unwanted surfaces, or shape a surface.   Items as small as a pendant and as large as front doors can be sandblasted.  The technique takes practice and the right tools, plus a delicate touch if you’re etching glass.  Bear Glass specializes in equipment for decorative sandblasting.  Whether you’re blasting trophies or decorative art glass, you can count on Bear Glass to have the answers you need.   We are happy to assist you in assembling a complete system, including all the small accessories.   We can help you match what equipment you need with equipment you already have.   With Bear Glass, you get the industry’s best-priced sandblasting systems supported by lifetime technical assistance.

Sandblasting can be used for interior fixtures like shelves, tables, and more. Sandblasting is done with a high-speed machine that bombards the glass panel with sand, walnut husks or other materials.  Sandblasting glass offers versatility in creating design effects. First, homeowners can choose a level of glass opaqueness from light, medium or heavy.  Also, sandblasting makes it possible to “frost” sections of a glass shower, such as creating privacy strips or patterns.  Sandblasting glass is also known as sandcarving.  This method allows a greater control method to produce the highest quality work.

The process of sandblasting glass uses the same steps of producing any etching stencil but the material usually needs to be thicker to withstand the pressure of abrasive blasting as sandblasting glass does.   The sandblasting glass method takes place by blasting abrasive from the sandblaster over the stencil resist material.  This is all powered by the supplied air from the air compressor.   The glass becomes eroded to create a frosted elegant design.

In the world of Sandblasted Glass, there are two techniques, etching and carving.  Etching is when abrasive is blasted at the glass lightly to give the glass a frosty appearance.  Depending on the speed and angle the abrasive is being applied, different shades can be created, allowing the glass to be a true work of art.  Carving, on the other hand, is when steadily sandblasting is done to the surface of a glass using stencil which protects the areas you don’t want to be carved out.  Sandblasting as a technique for carving can be much nuanced, with different depths and angles of cuts creating an array of lighting effects that may be quite beautiful.
We also do CustomSandblasted Glass.
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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

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Glass Etching By Sandblasting Glass


 

Bear Glass provides the service of sandblasting glass.  Sandblasting glass is becoming one of the very popular methods of etching glass.  Sandblasting glass can result in producing the most elegant etching on glass.  There are various techniques used in sandblasting glass that can create works of art as a finished product.

Sandblasting glass is a special glass treatment with the smallest abrasive particles that are forwarded together with an air stream at a special chamber.

A creative and decorative way of decorating glass is by enhancing it by the sandblasting glass method.  Basically, a matt image is being etched into a glass or mirror surface.

Sandblasting glass is also known as sandcarving. This method allows a greater control method to produce the highest quality work.  The process of sandblasting glass uses the same steps of producing any etching stencil but the material usually needs to be thicker to withstand the pressure of abrasive blasting as sandblasting glass does.  The sandblasting glass method takes place by blasting abrasive from the sandblaster over the stencil resist material.  This is all powered by the supplied air from the air compressor.  The glass becomes eroded to create a frosted elegant design.

Glass etching via sandblasting glass is a beautiful and elegant method of creating a graphic design on the surface of an otherwise smooth piece of glass. Etched and carved glass has been widely used throughout history, being found in upscale banks, hotels, residences, restaurants and theaters. The resulting etched surface can then be embellished even further with color to produce an even more impressive end result.

Sandblasting glass is the perfect addition to glass doors.  The etchings make wonderful details to front doors or kitchen cabinets.  Bear Glass can help you design your sandblasting glass needs to best fit your project or overall design goal.  Sandblasting glass can provide you with design alternatives that you did not think were possible.

We ship Sandblasted 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