The life of a float line chapter three

The life of a float line chapter three - inspection and cutting

Press Release
14 Apr 2015

The life of a float line: chapter three – inspection and cutting 

This is the third chapter in our series on float glass production.


In this video, Ste Ratcliffe, cold-end supervisor at Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, talks us through the inspection and cutting processes that ensure consistent standards of blemish-free glass are maintained with minimum wastage. Click here to view video or watch it below

Every piece of Pilkington-branded glass passes through a rigorous inspection procedure, including that used in the flagship Pilkington Planar™ structural glazing systems. To find out more about the product, visit

To see the first two videos in the series, visit our YouTube channel: