Corner protectors for glass have two main uses. They can be used while handling and transporting safety glass or they can be used to prevent injuries around glass tabletops or desks. The corner protectors for glass that are used when handling and transporting safety glass can protect the corners of the glass from breaking, even when the glass is dropped’from up to one (1) meter or around three (3) feet from the ground. They help to prevent cracks and chips from the corner of glass when it is being shipped, handled (inventoried or used), and stored. Corner protectors for glass can save consumers and businesses money if they are used during transporting’less damage to the glass.
Another use for corner protectors for glass is to prevent injuries. They soften the impact of the corners of glass. This provides a higher level of safety and less liability (in businesses). Corner protectors for glass also keep the corners of the glass from being damage when they are hit. Often parents will use corner protectors for glass when they are ‘baby proofing’ or securing sharp corners in their homes. They are simple and convenient to install. Normally they are self adhesive. When they are no longer needed, corner protectors for glass peel off with little work. Mostly corner protectors for glass are used on tables (i.e. dining room or coffee tables), countertops, mirrors, glass doors, and cabinets. They are low maintenance and great for protecting young children from injury.
Corner protectors for glass come in many shapes, sizes, colors, and materials. They can be rigid or flexible. They can be made of plastic (which is usually rigid). Foam, gel, rubber, and leather are used to make the more flexible corner protectors for glass. They can be a rainbow of colors, anything from clear to black and red. The corner protectors for glass are normally solid colors. The clear ones blend in with the furniture better, but the colored ones can be used to match items in the room.
Corner protectors for glass come in many sizes too. They can fit glass pieces that are 1/8′ to 3/4′ inch thick. They can also be ordered in custom sizes to fit thicker or thinner pieces of glass. The corner protectors for glass can fit just around the corner so that the top and bottom of the glass are not touched, or they can cover the entire corner. The top of the glass, bottom of the glass, and the sides would be covered. This type of corner protectors for glass provides the highest level of protection’for the glass and people.
Corner protectors for glass can be made so they are squared off. This means that the shape of the corner is still there, but the material is softer than the glass. They can also be made so they are rounded. This type would make the corner seem as though it was not squared, but it provides a higher amount of safety. They can also be ordered to fit the shape of a specific piece of glass.
Corner protectors for glass can be purchased in many colors, sizes, shapes, and materials. They are used to protect glass when it is being handled, shipped, or transported. They are also used to protect people who may come in contact with the corners of a piece of glass. This increases safety and reduces liability.