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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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Under DAO 19-05, local flat glass must be produced by Philippine Standard certified plants while imported ones are now required to undergo quality tests and secure import commodity clearance marks before they could be sold in the market.
The DAO, which will take effect 15 days after publication in a newspaper of general circulation, will require quality testing and certification of both locally produced and imported flat glass.
The market for flat glass, which is extensively used in construction industry replacing conventional bricks, wood and stone, is poised for solid growth with its sales likely to surpass the $130-billion mark by 2024, said a report.
It already manages one flat glass production unit of 100,000 tons per year in Qingdao in the Shandong province, and three production units for automotive glass.
On the basis on the end users/applications, this report focuses on the status and outlook for major applications/end users, sales volume, market share and growth rate of High-Performance Flat Glass for each application, including-
On the basis of its comprehensive research, Lucintel forecasts that majority of the segments for flat glass industry will grow moderately in 2014-2019.
enjoys a strategic leadership in architectural flat glass in Saudi Arabia.
The security and safety glass segment holds the largest share of high-performance flat glass sales, accounting for over two-thirds of the total in 2012.
The company, which employs 25 people, makes and supplies flat glass to trade clients, including providing flat glass for high-rise buildings, and can now boast more than 170 customers throughout the UK.