Acid-etched & sandblasted glass
Translucent glass is clear or extra-clear float glass rendered translucent by frosting, acid etching or sandblasting on one of the faces. It is available in various thicknesses, in standard or custom-cut dimensions.
Acid-etching gives a frosted finish that is uniform when applied to float glass decorative when applied to patterned glass, it emphasizes its pattern metallic when applied to a mirror, it cancels out the mirror effect and gives the glass a metallic appearance and gives an incomparable finish when applied to extra-clear low-iron glass.
Etched mirror for a kitchen splashback
The walls of this kitchen are covered with an acid-etched mirror; acid-etching gives a special metallic look to this mirror.