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What to keep in mind when ordering a glass showcase.

Based on requirements, you can order a range of glass showcases in various styles and sizes. Here is a look at how to order one, and some popular picks.
Based on requirements, you can order a range of glass showcases in various styles and sizes. Here is a look at how to order one, and some popular picks.

Based on your requirements, you can order a range of styles and sizes in trophy and glass showcases from CR Laurence. Here is a look at how to order one, and some of the most popular products from the catalog.

Ordering a glass showcase

  1. Size

Specify the dimensions you want in terms of length, height and depth.

  1. Finish

You can order trophy cases in satin anodized or duranodic bronze finishes, and have a choice of powder coat paints.

  1. Base

Determine if you want the case mounted on a wood or metal base, or metal legs. Also specify the full dimensions of the base or height of the legs.

  1. Shelving

Choose from CRL's shelf extrusions for 1/4'' or 3/8'' glass, rod systems, and cable systems. Aluminum standards and brackets are available in five different finishes; heavy-duty steel standards and brackets are another option.

  1. Lighting

LED or flourescent lighting makes your trophy case functional.

If you would like to have doors mounted on both sides of the case or incorporate any other design element, discuss the same with CRL's technical representatives.

Ordering a glass showcase

A deluxe packaged glass showcase from CRL comes with a complete, ready to glaze frame with everything except the glass. It is a good option if you want to install the showcase in the shortest time. Semi-assembled showcases are also available. D6304A is a popular packaged showcase can be ordered in three sizes and finishes.

Custom glass showcase frames can be also be ordered; it is advised that you seek the assistance of CRL's technical sales team to purchase a product that meets your space and design requirements. D7090A is a Celtic Showcase Frame designed to be mounted on counter or cabinet tops. It has a narrow extrusion profile that provides generous internal viewing space.

CRL Custom Gibraltar Showcase Frame is available in many finishes, and supplied with extrusions, corners, base lugs, glazing vinyl, cushioning tape, and all sliding door track. To order the product, keep the following in mind: D4000A

  • Frame finish – satin anodized (SA), gold anodized (GA), duranodic bronze (DU), brite anodized (BA), brite gold anodized (BGA), brite black (BBL) and flat black (FBL).
  • Frame length
  • Frame height (top to bottom height; leave out the height of the cabinet)
  • Frame depth
  • Standard and brackets
  • Reflector assemblies
  • Locks
  • Standard equipment

Get more information on CRL's custom and pre-packaged showcases here and here respectively.

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Glass Restoration Tools

Glass restoration project? Here are a few glass restoration tools to preserve the look, feel and durability of your glass structures.
Glass restoration project? Here are a few glass restoration tools to preserve the look, feel and durability of your glass structures.

The right glass restoration tools preserve the look, feel and durability of functional glass structures. CRL has an extensive range of glass restoration kits and hardware to suit different needs.

Scratch Polishing Kit

The CRL Scratch Polishing Kit is an economically priced, lightweight and portable glass restoration solution to remove light surface scratches from automobile windshields. It can be used to polish out rubs, fine lines, stains and discolorations on mirrors or any kind of glass.

Heavy-duty Scratch Polisher

The CRL Heavy-Duty Scratch Polisher is fitted with a high-quality wool felt wheel that will polish virtually all types of glass, including windshields, sheet glass, edges, bevels and watch crystals. It can be used as either a bench-mounted or hand-held polisher with excellent results.

CRL Cerium Oxide

Cerium Oxide from CRL is a high-grade optical polishing compound used to lessen and polish scratches from mirror bevels, table top edges, glass in vehicles or structures. CO301, which is intended to be used with the CRL9257 scratch polisher, has excellent suspension qualities and will not harden. It does not zinc oxide, and meets most local disposal ordinances.

3M™ Trizact™ Discs

3MTrizact™  films are a cleaner, long-lasting abrasive system for glass restoration, specifically scratch repair. The discs can be used in:

  • Removing larger scratches and defects
  • Removing moderate scratches and defects
  • Removing scuffs and acid marks
  • Refining scratches
  • Polishing glass for a crystal clear effect 



3MTrizact™ Disc Pads

Medium Trizact™ Disc pads are intended for flat glass, while soft disc pads are used for curved glass. A popular option is ZDP3P58S, which needs to be used with CRL 3M® PSA Mount Flexible Diamond Discs, and is available in 3'' and 5'' sizes.

  

3M™ Trizact™  Scratch Removal Starter Kits

You can get started easily with this kit, which uses a hand-held electric drill and includes four 3'' disc pads for quick change-out of discs. If you have a hand-held cordless or 110V AC Electric Drill with a Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter, you can remove very fine or very deep scratches.

3M™ Trizact™ Professional Scratch Removal System

This professional glass restoration kit has an on-demand water delivery system that uses plain water delivered through the center of the pad, meaning very little is required. It comes with four grades of abrasive discs to remove deep scratches, and a cerium oxide pad to polish the glass.

 

For more information visit our CRL scratch removal systems and accessories page.

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How to choose showcase locks for your application.

CRL has an extensive selection for all types of showcase locks for every retail or residential application. Check out the various showcase locks offered.
CRL has an extensive selection for all types of showcase locks for every retail or residential application. Check out the various showcase locks offered.

When choosing showcase locks, CRL is a good place to start thanks to their extensive selection for all types of showcase doors. There is something for every retail or residential application, including adhesive kits for use on Key Control Specialists Security Locks.

Showcase Locks for double swinging doors

CRL plated locks for double swinging glass doors in cabinets are available in both chrome and brass finishes. They are easy to install in cabinets with double glass doors up to 1/4'' thick. LK26KA Locks come with one operable cylinder, one dummy cylinder with catch, two keys, offset hook cam, two front plates, two washers and two hex nuts.

Reinforced sliding door showcase lock