How to Distinguish Between Glass and Mirror?

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Sometimes we are confused by the difference between glass and mirror. Both can be similar, though we have to realize that they are different. The simple answer if you are getting the question of what is the difference between both items is that you can not see yourself in the glass, but in the mirror. This is a very simple and true answer. Then now, we can talk about glass. Glass come in very types and usually are used for windows. In the other sides, mirrors are made with glass, the flat glass one. The type of glass is usually called float glass, the one that can also be used for windows. The second type of glass is laminated glass, has 2 to 3 layers of bounds that when it is torn, the resin will stand still.

Action Glass and Mirror

Action Glass and Mirror

Discount Glass and Mirror

Discount Glass and Mirror

Also, there is wired glass, which usually used for industrial buildings. It has wire mesh. The last, we have safety glass. In making this kind of glass, the glass is heated until it is softened. This type of glass is used for windows in basement or first floor. Then, now we talk about mirror. As we have mentioned before, mirrors are made with glass. Some may call mirror as reflective mirror since it has flat surface and we can see ourselves in it. Mirrors are used in many places such as home, stores ad so many buildings. It is usually used as the personal grooming furniture, decoration and complement in the house.
Mirrors that we usually look at is manufactured specially. They are coated with silver or aluminum coat. That is why, we can look at ourselves at mirror since the silver or aluminum make a reflection through it. So, the conclusion is that glass and mirror are similar, connected but different. Mirror is made with glass. Hope it helps answering your question.

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