Do 5/32" and 3/16" suffice as window panes?
Do 5/32" and 3/16" suffice as window panes? Can they affixed to each other to achieve greater thickness to abide by codes?
I have a bunch of 6 ft by 7 ft glass panes that are 5/32" and 3/16" inches thick, I also have shipping containers I am considering furnishing into a commercial business/cafe. Please take note I am an absolute novice in construction at almost every regard and still in the information gathering stages, so I am trying to acquire as much information as possible before I need to spend money and if I can make use of what I already own, that can save me lots.
I am around the Chicago Illinois northwest suburbs
I am curious if I can make windows with these 5/32" and 3/16" glass panes. If they cant be used individually as windows, can they can be aligned beside each other to create a greater thickness in order to abide by any building codes or some other technique?
Do different towns have different codes pertaining to window thickness or size? Does a glass pane require a certain treatment in order to be a viable window?
Can I place some sort of film on a window that can make a glass pane compatible with codes, something so that it is safer?
Posted Sun, 03/09/2014 - 00:08
Edited Sun, 03/09/2014 - 07:39
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