what is spontaneous glass breakage

May 28, 2022

What is Spontaneous Glass Breakage and How to Prevent it

Spontaneous glass breakage is the sudden and unexpected breaking of glass, without any apparent reason or provocation. It can happen to windows, balconies, guardrails and even glass doors and tabletops. While it may seem like a mystery, there are actually several different reasons why spontaneous glass breakage can occur. What Causes Spontaneous Glass Breakage? One common cause is what’s known as “thermal stress”. This happens when there are sudden changes in temperature, causing the glass to expand and contract. It is often caused by the stresses of intense seasonal temperatures. Another cause of is “impact damage”. This is when glass […]