Q: Do you stock
Centre Carry a large stock of 2mm to 25mm float, silvered,
bronzed, patterned etc. please look at our website or call or
email us for more information.
Q: How can I pay for my order?
A: We accept cash, lazer or credit
card which can be taken over the phone
Q: Do you provide delivery?
A: Yes we can deliver (Delivery
prices given upon Quotation.)
Q: Can you cut
any size I need?
A: Yes, we cut all kinds of
glass to your
exact specifications. Intricate tabletops or
machine cut in our factory.
Centre cope with large industrial production runs?
have been successfully meeting large orders for many years.
Q: How about
you limited to traditional shapes?
A: We can cut
mirrors in just
about any shape or design. We cannot cut
mirror in such
detail on location. All
manufactured at our premises.
Q: I have children and want a large
mirror. Is there some way to make it safe?
A: We have a safety backing which
can be applied which holds the mirror together in the event it
It is a safety back. This is often used it in gyms and dance
Q: Do you carry two-way mirror for
A: Yes we do. We also stock round
convex mirrors for seeing around corners and bullet resistant
glass for high security applications.
Q: How many holes do you need in a
mirror for fixing?
A: Usually 4 but on larger pieces 6
or more may be required. We can advise you on what is sufficient
for the size of glass.
Q: Can I stick mirrors to the wall?
A: Yes, if you use special mirror
Q: Do you toughen mirrors?
A: Yes we can supply toughened
Q: I just broke my grandmother's
antique mirror (or other glass or mirror item) and
I need to have fixed ASAP. Can Glass Centre help me out of my
A: Unfortunately we cannot repair
glass, but we can supply a new replacement piece.
Q: What's the largest rectangular glass
or mirror you can supply?
A: 3208mm x 2548mm.
Q: What's the largest circular glass or
mirror you can supply?
A: 1900mm Diameter.
Q: Do you do oval mirrors 18" x 18"?
A: Yes we can cut and shape mirrors
on our C.N.C machine we also stock ready made ovals for sale.
Q: Can you put three different sized
holes in the centre of a piece of circular glass?
A: Yes we can drill most size holes
but there is a certain distance they have t be apart. Our staff
can advise you on this.
Q: What's the smallest size of glass
you can bevel?
A: 50mm square.
Q: Can you bevel both sides of a piece
Q: Can you put a clear bevel on acid
Q: What's the largest size of bevel you
can do ?
A: 45mm approx.
Q: What is safety glass and why do I
need it in my home or office?
A: "Safety glass" is a term given
to specific types of glass that when broken will break in such a
way as to minimize potential injury to people. This is in
contrast to standard "plate glass" which can be dangerous due to
the large sharp spear-like pieces that are created when broken.
Q: What is Toughened Glass ?
A: Glass that has been heated to
softening point then rapidly cooled. Toughened glass is five
times stronger than float glass and offers the highest
resistance to impact. It is ideal for application in doors etc.
If broken, the whole pane of glass shatters into small pieces
that are relatively safe.
Q: Does glass need to be toughened?
A: Health and safety restrictions
increasingly require glass to be toughened according to
its size and use. We will advise you when this is necessary.
Q: Is toughened glass fireproof?
Q: What is Laminated glass?
A: Laminated glass is a form of
Safety Glass that is manufactured by sandwiching a layer
of Polyvinyl Butyral (PVB) between two pieces of glass.
Q: Where is laminated glass used?
A: laminated glass is mostly used
for safety / security applications as a result of building codes
that require higher levels of protection against breakage
compared to standard glass e.g shopfronts.
Q: Why buy fire glass from Glass Centre
A: Glass Centre is sole agents for
the republic of Ireland for Pyranova and Pyran S
Q: I want a commercial glass door 6'
high x 2' wide, how thick will the glass need to be?
A: Commercial Glass Doors need to
be either 10mm or 12mm thick and toughened.