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This Is How Rear Windshield Is Different From The Front Windshield

The rear windshield is fundamentally different from the front windshield in many ways. Both are made with different types of glass and serve a unique purpose in their function. They’re also designed to react differently upon impact and have additional features that make them multi-utility oriented. 

Different glass types (Rear vs Front)

A Santro rear windshield price will differ from its front glass price, as the glass is made from different materials. The rear glass is made from tempered “safety glass”, which provides stability to the car’s frame. It has undergone thermal or chemical treatment to increase its strength and structural integrity. However, it breaks into dull shards instead of sharp glass pieces upon impact. The tempered glass is designed to break this way to avoid any cuts and injuries that might arise from broken glass. 

The front windshield is made from laminate glass which is reinforced with a PVB (polyvinyl butyral) interlayer. The front glass is designed to withstand massive amounts of pressure before shattering. This adds a layer of protection and structural integrity to the vehicle. It also provides clear visibility for driving purposes and prevents the external environment from interacting with the car’s interiors. 

The purpose of each type of windshield

The main purpose of the front windshield is to provide visibility and security when driving. It also prevents the roof from caving in the case of a rollover event. Additionally, the front windshield blocks pollution and dirt from entering the vehicle. The glass also serves as a back support for proper airbag deployment. That’s why it’s important to install a quality windshield from a premier dealer. Customers can get a good Santro Xing rear windshield price from a quality dealer, like Windshield Experts. 

The purpose of the rear windshield is to create an ambient environment within the car. It’s also designed to incorporate an extensive defrost system. The lines that you may have seen on the rear glass are designed for that very reason. The rear windshield is also made to be an outlet path in the case of an emergency. If travelers are stuck inside the vehicle and can’t escape through the windows, they can shatter the rear into pebble-like pieces to exit. 

What’s common between them

The common theme running between the rear and front windshields can be split into three main functions.  

  • Providing increased protection to the passengers.
  • Creating an ambient environment internally within the vehicle.
  • Ensuring proper cooling or heating inside the car.

As both windshields are equally important, it’s critical to source a high-quality glass for your car’s rear and front windshields. 

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Tags: Santro, Xing, price, rear, windshield


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