The Float Process - Pilkington

The Float Process At the heart of the world's glass industry is the float process - invented by Sir Alastair Pilkington in 1952 - which manufactures clear, tinted and coated glass for buildings, and clear and tinted glass for vehicles.

The Float Process - Step-by-step - Pilkington

Coatings that make profound changes in optical properties can be applied by advanced high temperature technology to the cooling ribbon of glass. On-line chemical vapour deposition (CVD) of coatings is the most significant advance in the float process since it was invented.

Pilkington Technology Management Limited scoops a prestigious ...

Pilkington Technology Management Limited announces today that its antiviral glass development project has been successful in receiving a 100 per cent award from Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency. The project evaluates the antiviral functionality of two coated products to actively reduce viral load on glass surfaces, specifically SARS-CoV-2.

Sandomierz production milestone

Sandomierz production milestone. A new glass processing division, which has opened in Sandomierz, Poland, marks a company milestone. Because as well as enabling NSG Group to respond to the growing demand for glass and insulating glass units at home and abroad, the expansion – marking the Company’s seventh branch in Sandomierz, - has created ...

NSG Group Environmental Awards 2022 - Pilkington

15 Feb 2023 The sixth NSG Group Environmental Project Award has been awarded to the San Salvo site in Italy, Architectural Glass Float operations and Automotive OE, for their ‘Water consumption reduction’ project. This project significantly reduces the amount of water taken from a local river used for several applications at the site.

Pilkington Floatglas AB to present innovations at ARCHITECT@WORK in ...

07 Mar 2019 Pilkington Floatglas AB will present the latest innovations of the NSG Group at the international exhibition ARCHITECT@WORK at Stockholmsmässan in Älvsjö on Wednesday the 3rd and Thursday the 4th of April, 2019.

NSG Group to Exhibit at Glasstec 2018 - Pilkington

An innovation that is particularly promising as a wide variety of properties can be achieved at a reasonable cost. A good example of this being showcased on the stand, is the enamelled spandrel glass with a new anti-graffiti coating.

Nomination for the Glass Award for the Pharos office building

The Pharos office building in Hoofddorp has undergone a major renovation where health, sustainability and innovation are paramount. Pilkington Nederland have supplied a total of 1,350 m² insulating glass units for an innovative Smartskin façade. The award ceremony on September 16 will be broadcast live.

NSG Group Environmental Award 2020 - Pilkington

02 Mar 2021 The fifth NSG Group Environmental Project Award has been awarded to the VFG (Vietnam Float Glass) site for their ‘Reduction of waste hot water for glass washing’ project. This project reduces consumption of heated water for the washing of the float glass by interrupting the water spray through gaps between glass sheets on the line.

We value your privacy

We use cookies on this website for analytics, remarketing, social media (optional) and content (essential) purposes.

By clicking ‘Accept All’ you consent to the use of cookies for non-essential functions and the related processing of personal data. Alternatively you can reject non-essential cookies by clicking ‘Essential Only’. You can adjust your preferences at any time by visiting our Cookie Policy and access the settings on that page.

For more information please read our