Pilkington Microwhite™

Pilkington Microwhite™


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

Pilkington Microwhite 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 Microwhite 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).


Pilkington Microwhite offers following benefits:

  • high-grade thin float glass with very low thickness tolerances,
  • flat and uniform products,
  • excellent optical transmission,
  • netral edge colour,
  • superior light and energy transmission,
  • free of fluorescent reflections,
  • resistant to chemicals,
  • extended shelf life,
  • improved wetability through a silane coating (optional),
  • pre-cut to customer specifications.