W x 76 in.
1 4 vs 3 8 shower door glass.
D x 48 3 8 in.
The minimum thickness that is necessary for the stability and overall soundness of the glass door is 3 8.
3 8 glass is the most common thickness you will find in shower enclosures.
Shower glass experts say there are typically two thickness options for frameless shower door glass.
Why can t we use 1 4 glass on full frameless.
The height and width of the.
3 8 inch heavy shower glass three eighth inch thick glass is the smallest thickness size that can be used in frameless showers to assure sound quality construction.
1 2 inch heavy shower glass premium half inch thick glass offers the greatest structural integrity and durability.
1 2 glass looks and feels more substantial than 3 8 glass.
It is a solid thickness for structure and much lighter than 1 2.
1 4 glass cannot support itself for a shower.
This is a popular choice because it is less expensive than thicker glass.
Going with a minimum thickness for your shower glass door has become a popular choice because it is less expensive.
It s also more budget friendly than half inch glass.
Full frameless shower enclosures will use 3 8 or 1 2 glass.
Dreamline enigma x 32 1 2 in.
H frameless corner sliding shower enclosure in brushed stainless steel model shen 6132481 07 9.
If you choose 1 2 glass shower doors you may pay more for the additional structural soundness and opulent feel.
I have not built a custom enclosure out of this thickness of glass due to it s frailty.