Glass Glossary Terms- E

Process

Edge Polished– finishing process used to polish edges of glass.

Edgework– similar to edge polishing but also for abrading or scraping the edge of glazed glass.

Engraved/Engraving– the process using for cutting a design onto annealed glass.

Etching– cutting into float glass to create a smooth and satin like appearance.

Embossed– raised or lowered text or a design on the surface of glass. Usually for creating logo.

 

Type of Glass

Etched Glass Door– a glass door that is using for mostly commercial purposed and includes an etched design of a logo or company design.

 

Other Information

Emissivity– ratio of energy radiated from a materials surface.

Edge Cover– distance between edge of the glass and sight line.

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