Greg Esres wrote:
> Hmmm...I haven't given much thought to the weight. I have no idea how
> much a sheet of glass this size would weigh. Seems like 1/4" would be
> strong enough not to break easily, though. Surely the thickness of a
> sliding glass door is about that.
For an unsupported piece of glass that large, 1/4" is not very strong.
I have some 34"x57" pieces of 1/2" laminated safety glass that are
composed of 1/4" sheets with a layer of plastic in the middle I'm
saving for a job.
Trust me, they are very heavy, as is a sliding patio door.
If you need to get out of the house thru that window, in case of a
fire, you will need a simple tool.
It called a BRICK.
The bigger the better.
A matter of seconds may mean the difference between life and death.
If this project is for sound deadening only, consider smaller
unsupported panels, as well as considering some type of plastic rather