Start with a strong, clear foundation
Float glass is a clear, distortion-free glass that can be supplied in a wide range of sizes and thicknesses to suit any flat glass application. Float glass is produced by Guardian Glass® using the latest glass-making technology, heating mountains of silica sand and other raw materials to a liquid state and floating this on a bath of molten tin to produce a perfect ribbon of glass. Float glass is glass that has not been heat strengthened or tempered.
Float glass: The world’s best blank canvas
Great glass design begins with high quality float glass. Annealing of float glass is the process of controlled cooling to prevent residual stress in the glass and is an inherent part of the float glass manufacturing process. Float glass can be cut, machined, drilled, edged and polished. Float glass is a clear, distortion-free glass that can be produced in a wide range of sizes and thicknesses to suit any glass application. Guardian UltraClear® low iron float glass increases light transmission and colour neutrality while reducing the greenish tint of standard glass.