Pilkington Microfloat™ Pilkington Microfloat™

Pilkington Microfloat& Pilkington Microwhite


Overview

Pilkington Microfloat™ and Pilkington Microwhite™ are extremely thin, high-grade float glass manufactured to precise standards.

Both of these extremely thin float glasses are manufactured by the standard float glass process. Pilkington Microfloat™ is the classic version manufactured from clear float. The newest version, Pilkington Microwhite™ is manufactured from a low iron composition which produc­­es a very pure, clear glass and has the added benefit of increased light transmission.

They are made according to the highest specifications with very low thickness tolerances, to ensure flat and uniform products, suitable for a variety of applications.

Applications

  • Microscope slides
  • Cosmetic mirrors
  • Chromatographic plates
  • LCD photo masks
  • Automotive and technical glass
  • PC and tablet PC's display screens
  • Pilkington Microwhite™ is ideal for use in solar concentrator applications

Benefits

  • Thin float glass with low thickness tolerances
  • Flat and uniform products
  • Excellent optical transmission
  • Improved wetability through a silane coating*
  • Virtually unlimited shelf-life
  • Pre-cut to customer specifications
  • Excellent optical transmission
  • Free of fluorescent reflections
  • Resistant to chemicals
  • Other thicknesses may be available on request
Additional features of Pilkington Microwhite™:
  • Neutral edge color
  • Superior light and energy transmission
* Optional


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