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Calculations of glass thickness for aquarium 140cm (length), 55cm (width) and 80cm (height).
Scenarios for normal glass and tempered glass.
Summary: Calculations of glass thickness for aquarium 140cm (length), 55cm (width) and 80cm (height).
Scenarios for normal glass and tempered glass.
Hi everyone !
I want to ask you for help to calculate how thick (minimum version and save version) should be a glass for aquarium with sizes: 140cm (length), 55cm (width) and 80cm (height).
I know there are different calculators there in Internet but I have seen many differences between this calculations so I decided to check it with calculations made through physics but I don't know exactly how to calculate it... :/
I know that possibly to do it I should know rapture/breaking value of glass material and how it changes in different degree of aquarium height and length. Gravity will make difference for height not the same as for length of glass surface.
For example at the highest point in the middle of front and back aquarium surface the strength of breaking will be possibly the highest from one hand but from the other at the bottom of it there will be still much of pressure.
I am interested to use 12mm glass for this aquarium but there are too many different calculations already made but without data how it was calculated. So one advice to use even 11mm thickness but others say 16mm.
I want to have also calculations made for scenario with tempered glass. Possibly tempered glass can be much thicker but how much ?
Thank you for help in advance
Scenarios for normal glass and tempered glass.
Hi everyone !
I want to ask you for help to calculate how thick (minimum version and save version) should be a glass for aquarium with sizes: 140cm (length), 55cm (width) and 80cm (height).
I know there are different calculators there in Internet but I have seen many differences between this calculations so I decided to check it with calculations made through physics but I don't know exactly how to calculate it... :/
I know that possibly to do it I should know rapture/breaking value of glass material and how it changes in different degree of aquarium height and length. Gravity will make difference for height not the same as for length of glass surface.
For example at the highest point in the middle of front and back aquarium surface the strength of breaking will be possibly the highest from one hand but from the other at the bottom of it there will be still much of pressure.
I am interested to use 12mm glass for this aquarium but there are too many different calculations already made but without data how it was calculated. So one advice to use even 11mm thickness but others say 16mm.
I want to have also calculations made for scenario with tempered glass. Possibly tempered glass can be much thicker but how much ?
Thank you for help in advance
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