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sheet glass

[′shēt ¦glas]
(materials)
Flat sections of glass made by drawing a continuous thin film of glass from a molten bath, then cooling and cutting it; used for common glazing.

sheet glass

A float glass fabricated by drawing the molten glass from a furnace; the surfaces are not perfectly parallel, resulting in some distortion of vision. Used for ordinary window glass. See also: Glass

window glass, sheet glass

A soda-lime-silica glass; in the US fabricated in continuous flat sheets up to 6 ft (1.83 m) wide, in thicknesses from 0.05 to 0.22 in. (1.27 to 5.59 mm); graded AA, A, and B according to quality, but the actual quality depends on the manufacturer.
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Japan Advisory had its business registration revoked by the Financial Services Agency in June for its involvement with insider trading of Nippon Sheet Glass shares based on information provided by the Daiwa official.
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ANOTHER British company has fallen into foreign hands after Nippon Sheet Glass bought glass-maker Pilkington yesterday.
Nippon Sheet Glass revealed it had agreed to buy the remaining 80 per cent of Pilkington it did not own to expand its global reach.
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