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Use tempered glass it is regularly used in applications in which standard glass could pose a potential danger. Tempered glass is four to five times stronger than standard glass and does not break into sharp shards when it fails. Tempered glass is manufactured through a process of extreme heating and rapid cooling, making it harder than normal glass. Use it and be safe.
 

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Agreed. But how thick is the glass?
Ok two sides to this coin.
1) If the glass you’re using is ½’’ or ¾’’ thick than the top does not need to be tempered.
2) If you’re using ¼’’ or 3/8’’ thick then the glass has to be tempered.

So to answer your question, the standard table top is usually 3/8’’ thick and it should be tempered
 
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