Aluminium coated mirrors vs silver coated mirrors

I am looking for some feedback between aluminium and silver mirror. is there any difference in quality .bangladesh is manufacturing float glass and they produce aluminium coated mirrors. i cannot see any diffrence really?

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Mon, 02/04/2007 - 07:04

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Thu, 05/04/2007 - 04:00

I think the production process is different. Silver mirror is made through a chemical sedimentation process. A specially treated silver sheet is coated on quality waveless float glass, followed by a sheet of copper or other substance, and then finished with two layers of paint for protection.

while aluminum mirror is produced through vacuum coating. Let the melt aluminum splash on the surface of clean quality float glass in the vacuum chamber, and then coated with two layers of protective paint.

That is my opinion, hope to get more information about mirrors,thanks.

Guest User
Thu, 12/04/2007 - 05:04

Thanks a lot for your question. in fact, Aluminium coated mirrors more environmental protection than silver mirror.why? because you should know the aluminium mirror don't contain azoth. but the silver mirror contain it.i know some people can ask me why the silver mirror's price more higher than Aluminium mirror.ok!
1, the Aluminium coated mirrors reflectance lower 2%~5% than silver mirror.
2, the Aluminium mirror polish side more difficulty than silver mirror.
3,on usually, people think the silver mirror more nobleness.
It's my point of view. thank you.
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Thu, 06/03/2008 - 02:32

According to our production experience and technology text, the result as follow:
silver mirror quality standard :
1. Non wave mirror grade clear float glass
2. Italy Fenzi paint ,model AAA ,glossy surface ,anti-corrosion ,low-iron and lead content
3. Suitable for edge working
4. With exact image reflection
Aluminum mirror standard :
1. Non wave mirror grade clear float glass ,same as silver mirror glass
2. China best aluminum mirror paint ,with glossy surface ,2h ridigity
3. With exact image reflection ,suitable for wall mirror ,cheval mirror ,standing mirror ,door mirror etc

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