Glass vs. Plexiglass

Benefits of using glass for your physical barriers.

Plexiglass

Glass

Difficult to disinfect porous material

Contracts and harbors bacteria

Scratches easily

Not chemical resistant; will begin to crack 

Requires special cleaners

Does not meet certain cleaning requirements for hospitals

Becomes hazy or cloudy and breaks down over time with cleaning

Retains more bacteria than glass after cleaning

Cost more than glass and will need to be replaced

Non-porous material 

Food-grade safe after sanitizing

Scratch-resistant

Naturally chemical resistant

Cleans with bleach, hospital-grade or standard cleansers

Preferred by hospitals

Withstands even the most rigorous daily cleansing routines

Fewer bacteria than plexiglass after cleaning

Premium grade; can last your office a lifetime

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