Heat-absorbing glass | Article about heat-absorbing glass by The Free Dictionary
A glass whose solar transmittance is reduced by adding various coloring agents to the molten glass; the most common colors are bronze, gray, and green. See also: Glass
A faintly blue-green plate or float glass, which absorbs 40% of the sun’s infrared (heat) rays and approximately 25% of the visible rays that pass through it; must be exposed uniformly to sunlight (without irregular shadows) to avoid cracking due to nonuniform heating.
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EX models are equipped with a panorama roof that extends over the rear seats for an expansive sky view and there is heat-absorbing glass
plus an electricallyoperated blind.
First it is important to say that the heat-absorbing glass
used in our model represents a rather extreme case--it really is a solar collector.
Excessive sunlight is filtered by special heat-absorbing glass
and a sophisticated shading system, with two fold-out sun blinds.