Safety Glass – VTough™

Safety Glass can come in two forms: Toughened glass or , Laminated glass. Our toughened glass meets the toughened glass standard AS/NZs 2208.  Choose toughened glass – for superior strength, safety & resilience .





Why settle for ordinary glass when there’s a tougher option available? VTough™ – Safety Glass offers a total glass solution that allows greater scope in your design.

Five times stronger than ordinary glass, VTough™ is perfectly suited to a wide range of applications that would normally put ordinary glass at risk of breaking. This includes splashbacks, basketball backboards and lots more. Think of the possibilities!

Long-lasting Durability

VTough™ is toughened to avoid thermal breakage and resist soft object impacts to last significantly longer than ordinary glass.

Safety & Security

VTough™ – Safety Glass is safer than ordinary glass because it forms small fragments if broken, instead of shattering into sharp pieces.


VTough™ is suitable for use in larger areas than ordinary glass of the same thickness because of its resistance to wind loads.

Locally Processed

VTough™ is locally processed in New Zealand and easily available when you need it.


VTough™ is five times tougher than ordinary glass.

Tested & Certified

VTough™ is tested & certified to Grade A safety glass standards (AS2208).


  • Residential and commercial buildings where Grade A safety glass is a requirement
  • Shower enclosures
  • Spandrel and thermal safety
  • Furniture
  • Balustrades
  • Shopfronts and entrances
Size Limits

Maximum sizes are as follows^:

2800mm x 4800mm
Christchurch 2050mm x 3800mm
Nelson 2500mm x 5000mm
^The Maximum Sizes are manufacturing sizes and are in excess of the safe glazing sizes set out in Standards. VFloat may also need to be supplied in toughened, laminated, or toughened laminate form as required by Standards.
Glass Options
Thickness (mm)
VFIoat 4 5 6 8 10 12

Virtually all glass types can be supplied in toughened form, the exceptions being some deeply DécorPatterned glass, wired and glass for leadlighting. All VFloat glass can be toughened, the following performance qualities apply:


VFIoat* U Value Shading
Clear 5.7 0.95 88%
Grey 5.7 0.67 42%
Green 5.7 0.71 77%
Bronze 5.7 0.72 49%
*6mm glass thickness

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