Break Identification

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Bull’s-eye

Damage to laminated glass that is primarily a dark colored circle with an impact hole.

 
Partial bull’s-eye or half moon

Damage to a windscreen that has a half-circle separation around that impact point.  It is similar to a bull’s eye.

 
Star Break

A damage that exhibits a series of short radial cracks or legs.

Result

After a repair, only the impact point is normally visible.

 
Result

This is only slightly more difficult that the bull’s-eye; usually, only the impact point or the drill hole be visible.

 
Result

The radial cracks maybe visible after a repair.

 
 
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Combination Break /
Complex Break One break

such as a star within a bull’s-eye.

 
Crack

A single line of separation in the outer or inner layer of the windscreen.

Result

The combination break maybe more visible that other breaks after a repair.

Result

Results vary depending on the crack.  In general, the repaired crack will be largely invisible.