sound-insulating glass

sound-insulating glass

A glass consisting of two lights in resilient mountings, separated by spacers, and sealed so as to leave an air space between them; the air space contains a desiccant to assure dehydration of the trapped air. See also: Glass

sound-insulating glass

1. Glass consisting of two or more lights which are fixed in resilient mountings, separated by spacers, and sealed so as to leave an air space between them; the air space contains a dessicant to assure dehydration of the trapped air.
2. A single glazing unit consisting of a thick sheet of plate glass that has been laminated with a plastic.
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