Silver mirror is made through a chemical sedimentation process. A sheet of specially treated Silver is coated on quality float glass, followed by a sheet of passivant (or copper), and finished with two layers of paint for chemical and physical protection.
Step 1 - Preparing the glass
The glass is washed and polished and then coated with stannous chloride. This "tinning" process ensures a good bond between the silver and the glass.
Step 2 - Silver application
A solution of silver salt is mixed with an aldehyde solution, and the mixture sprayed on the mirror. The silver and the aldehyde react as follows to produce a coating of metallic
Step 3 - Copper protection
This step is not always used, but it is useful in providing further protection for the silver backing. It simply involves the spraying a mixture of copper ions and zinc dust onto the silver, producing metallic copper as follows:
Step 4 - Protecting the backing
The mirror is then backed with paint to prevent damage to the surface
¡ô High reflecting rate: the reflecting rate is about 92%. Real high fidelity imaging.
¡ô Long life time: the mirror is not easy to be oxidized both in the center and on the edges, the advantage of resistance to corrosion and humidity offer a product life three times longer than conventional aluminum glass.
¡ô Backside logo available: company logo and special letters can be printed on the back of the mirror according to customer¡¯s demand.
¡ô Safety backing available: mirror can be made into safety mirror through sticking special PE film in the backside (both CATI and CATII are available)
¡ô Suitable for deep processing, can be cut to any size and any shape, edgeworks including bevel, flat polish, pencil polish are available, can be made into beautiful decorative mirror (like beveled mirror and polished edge mirror etc)
¡ô By using lead free paint can make lead free mirror, the pollution to the environment by broken pieces can be minimized, satisfied with the environment requirements in Europe, America and other developed region.
Shandong Glass Tech's Advantage:
¡ô As the pioneer of silver mirror manufacturer in China
¡ô Long years silver mirror manufacturing & export experience.
¡ô Various Serious
Clear silver mirror 2mm -10mm
Ultra clear Silver mirror 3mm-10mm
Bronze Silver Mirror 3mm-6mm
Grey Silver Mirror 3mm-6mm
Green Silver Mirror 3mm-6mm
Pink Silver Mirror 4mm-6mm
Blue Silver Mirror 3mm-6mm
¡ô Various Sizes
¡ô Standard Packages by plywood crate or End Cap Case.
¡ô Paint Supplier: FENZI Zhejiang