Glass Colours

Are there different Colours of Glass?

Whenever we carry out quotes for Frameless Glass pool fences In the Gold Coast we in many cases have people asking about coloured glass. Usually, we don’t use glass that has been colourised– but the sorts of glass we use do vary in their clarity.

A considerable amount of the glass that is manufactured today is made to suit budgets, and often this basic glass is the one which is used for day-to-day Frameless Glass pool fences. However, if you are looking for a greater look, or added strength, Absolut Custom glass can help you – there are naturally types of glass that can look much more clear than the others.

The clear glass which we most frequently use on the Gold Coast are Starphire, UltraClear, Optiwhite, Starwhite and Krystal Klear just to list a few.

Exactly what is the difference?

Actually, the process of making this very clear glass starts in the manufacturing system. Normal toughened glass will ordinarily have a slight green tint to it. This is not usually obvious to the naked eye when looking right at a panel. It becomes more apparent when you look down a border of the glass, this is the place where it may look relatively green. Often to the untrained eye, all the glass will look clear, unless you put a piece of a style of ultra-clear glass up next to the standard glass. These kinds of Ultra clear glass are a result of the manufacturer reducing the amount of iron content in the glass.

Many people don’t often think of iron in glass, but it is an element that is an extremely important portion of the manufacturing process with glass. And to create this low iron content glass, they often use a Silica-rich process instead– silica being an ingredient found in sand.

There are some fantastic benefits to this kind of glass, and not just the visual appeal. We have in fact seen a sizable surge in the manufacture of ultra-clear styles of glass as a result of the solar panel industry. Because this kind of glass can hold heat longer it is the favoured choice for solar panel glass. This shows that we will keep seeing production costs decrease in the future due to this increase in demand.

But similar to any element of a Custom Glass Pool Fence on the Gold Coast, you have to consider your pool size and budget– often these top-quality glass types are thought of as a luxury item. If you would like to speak with anyone about possible choices, feel free to call us on 1300 937 902.

Customised Solutions

At Absolut, we have the knowledge to offer custom architectural models for all frameless glass pool fencing applications such as raked glass, coloured tinted glass and even curved glass. Absolut’s stainless steel hardware has options for premium soft close hinges to hold 12mm gates and a range of customised square or round spigots along with customised stainless steel special installations to suit any application.

Our custom glass is designed to the highest standard by Gold Coast, and Australia’s leading glass manufacturer. To look at your Frameless glass pool fencing needs in the Gold Coast, consult with Absolut on 1300 937 902.

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Glass Fencing is more affordable than ever! So, don’t believe that our quality products will bust your budget. You don’t make it through in this business for over 15 years by overcharging. We are still one of the most trusted and competitively priced companies in our industry in the Gold Coast and South East Queensland.


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We pride ourselves on the fact we have the capacity to design a pool enclosure that will bring out the best in your home and add to the value for your house for several years to come. We understand that the enjoyment of owning your own pool can’t be trumped, and you want to have the ability to make the most of your views.

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Get in touch today for a free measure and quote for all your glass pool fencing and glass balustrade requirements. We will beat the price of any of our competitors. Lifetime structural warranty on all frameless glass fencing. 

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