Definitions for "Float glass"
Keywords:  tin, molten, bath, pilkington, polished
A glass process that produces a perfectly smooth sheet of uniform thickness in high volume. The float process is used to produce virtually all common window glass today, thus the term "float glass."
contemporary sheet glass made by setting molten glass on bed of liquid tin; the result is an extremely polished and flat product
Glass produced by floating molten glass on a bath of molten tin, and then letting it cool slowly to form a flat sheet. The glass produced by this method is very smooth. It can be clear or coloured, and can have insulating coatings applied to it, for protection against heat or cold.