Drawings & Templates
We can use customer’s drawings for shapes holes or cut outs, alternatively we can take the information required from your template to create an exact copy on glass / mirror. Templates must be hard copy originals e.g. hardboard 2mm MDF, paper templates are not suitable.
Scratches and sleeks not visible from 2 meter viewing distance acceptable. Bubbles and inclusions not greater than 2mm at least 150mm apart acceptable. Occasional white scars near to edge of glass zone acceptable.
+/- 5mm per meter measurement along the straight edge. Torsion is measured with the glass laid flat on its straight edges and under its own weight.
Annealed Material withstands temperatures of up to 700 degrees.
6mm – 12mm
Squareness is measured by comparison of diagonals.
All thickness of glass can be produced with
the following options;
6mm – 49.5mm
50mm – 100mm
Diameter of holes must be equal to thickness of glass away from the edge to the centre of the hole.
- Measurement from edge of glass to edge of hole must be no less than 1.5 times the thickness of the glass
- Measurement from the corner of the glass to the edge of hole must be no less than 4 times the thickness of glass
The tolerance of the hole position will be between +/- 1mm and +/- 3mm dependant on the glass size and thickness.
Specialist Glass Processing
New machines recently installed provides for cutting, edging, bevelling and drilling glass.
Glass can be provided in various thickness from 2mm upwards. We can arriss, ground, polish or bevel the edges of glass. When glass is processed with a standard polish the corners will most probably have a sharp edge, this sharpness can be removed by applying a further process to incorporate a chamfer or radius corner. If required this detail should be specific on ordering eg Radius Corners or Dubbed Corners.
We supply all of the following products
- Single glass from 2mm thickness upwards.
- Safety Glass either toughened or laminated.
- Horticultural Glass.
- Mirrors in 3mm, 4mm or 6mm thickness, all of which can be safety backed.
- Framed pictures or framed mirrors.
- Double Glazed Units.
- Bathroom / wet room screens shower doors.
All fixtures and fittings are available for all our products supplied in good quality polished chrome or stain finishes.
Witham Glass supply bespoke mirrors that comply with regulation standards of quality, safety and performance.
We have in stock at all times 3mm, 4mm and 6mm mirrors. These can be edged, etched, bevelled, or painted. Safety backing is recommended if installed in bathroom wet rooms or shower rooms and also in any public place. We also supply Acrylic or polycarbonate mirrors in various thickness. These are ideal if installed in schools or public places where the safety of the user is paramount.
Handling, Storage & Maintenance
When handling glass / mirrors ensure precautions are taken to handle safely using suitable gloves and protective equipment as required. Care must be taken to ensure the glass / mirrors is not impacted by other objects when carried. Particular caution should be taken with edges and corners.
When storing glass / mirrors special care should be taken to stack it on edges and on wood or other suitable material which is relatively soft. Spacers should be applied to the surface of glass / mirrors to prevent face to face contact.
When cleaning glass / mirrors ‘Witham Glass Cleaner’ should be used and applied with a clean soft cloth as per directions on the container. The use of oil based cleaners should be avoided.
When sticking mirrors to walls or similar surface it is important to use mirror adhesive or similar proprietor products, under no circumstance should other none proprietor adhesives should be used.
Glass & Mirror services for the Caravan Industry
Witham Glass have been a major supplier to the caravan industry for several years.
We have worked hard to gain recognition for quality and reliability not only for large quantities as demanded but also bespoke designed products when required. We integrate and co-operate with various in house design teams but also with those that outsource this part of their operation.
All manufactures have an ongoing programme that requires constant information of new product lines that come onto the market as they continue to remain one step ahead of the competition. At Witham Glass they have that team player that can be relied on for support in all areas of their glass mirror and picture framing requirements.
Our commitment of continuous improvement and a customer focused approach underlines our policy to remain firmly at the heart as a premier supplier in this segment of the holiday home industry.
Toughened Safety Glass
We manufacture single float toughened glass for use in retail, domestic or commercial applications.
All toughened glass in produced in house manufactured in accordance to BSEN 12150 and all toughen glass has the WG stamp on it.
Witham Glass has been painting glass for its customers for many years.
We supply painted glass products in RAL or BS colours. This can also be toughened or laminated glass. Standard float glass can be used for the darker shades of colours whilst low iron is used generally for lighter colours. Specific company logos in all colours can be screen printed to customer requirements.
Glass delivery throughout the UK
Mirrors and glass need special care and attention during transport. This is why we have our own specialised vehicles to deliver your new purchase to your chosen destination in perfect condition. Most deliveries are conducted free of charge within the Hull area and we also have regular deliveries throughout Yorkshire and nationally.
We can deliver to most parts of the country (minimum value applies). If in doubt please call.