Pilkington Microfloat™

Pilkington Microfloat™


Pilkington Microfloat™ is an ultra-thin float glass made to exacting standards, suitable for a variety of applications.

Pilkington Microfloat™ is a high-grade float glass made to precise standards. Its excellent plane and low tolerances of thickness make it ideal for a wide range of uses, primarily microscope slides but also cosmetic mirrors, chromatographic plates, photomasks, automotive and technical glass, dependent on its thickness.


Pilkington Microfloat™ has traditionally been used for the production of microscope slides, cosmetic mirrors, chromatographic plates, LCD photo masks, automotive and technical glass, PC display screens and tablet PCs.

0.95-1.05 mm (microscope slides), 1.0-1.2 mm (microscope slides,cosmetic mirrors), 1.2-1.4 mm (chromatographic plates, cosmetic mirrors, technical glass) and 1.5-1.7 mm (photomasks, automotive, technical glass).


  • High-grade thin float glass with very low thickness tolerances
  • Flat and uniform products
  • Excellent optical transmission
  • Improved wetability through a silane coating (optional)
  • Pre-cut to customer specifications