At Glastec, we have a wealth of experience in removing scratch damage from glass in many different markets and industries.
Below are just a few examples of work we have undertaken for our clients and how, when compared to the cost of replacement, repairing scratch damaged glass delivers savings often in excess of 80% and by repairing instead of replacing scratch damaged units, you avoid lengthy lead-times for replacement glass to be manufactured and processed.
Colmore Row - Birmingham
During the construction of this office complex, a large number of fitted window units sustained scratch damage through the incorrect use of scraper blades to remove debris.
Many of these units formed sections of curtain walling and would have required specialist and very costly access equipment to replace them.
The damage was repaired in 10 days:
Cost to replace the units - £36,400
Cost to Repair the units - £9,300
Saving to client - 76% - £ 27,100
Colmore Plaza - Birmingham
During the installation of the elevator cars in this prestigious office development, 7 large mirrors within the cars sustained scratch damage.
These mirrors were fitted in such a way that to replace them would have involved dismantling much of the cars.
The damage was repaired in 8 hours:
Cost to replace the units - £5,500
Cost to repair the units - £520
Saving to client - 90% - £4,980
Trinity College - Cambridge
When the college refurbished their student union bar, the bespoke glass bar top sustained very heavy scratch damage. The bar top was not only extremely expensive to produce, the manufacture and processing time to have the unit replaced would have put the opening of the bar back by 6-8 weeks. The damage was repaired in 4 hours: Cost to replace the units - £3,500
Cost to repair the units - £325
Saving to client - 81% - £3,175