float glass


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float glass

[′flōt ‚glas]
(materials)
Flat glass with a nearly true optical surface produced by floating a continuous sheet of molten glass on a bed of molten tin until the glass cools and hardens.

float glass

Sheets of glass made by floating molten glass on a surface of molten metal, which produces a polished surface. See also: Glass

float glass

1. A glass plate, formed by pouring molten glass continuously from an oven onto a shallow bath of molten tin on which it floats, thus spreading out and producing level parallel surfaces on both sides of the glass. The surfaces of the glass make no contact with rollers or other surfaces until the molten glass has solidified.
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And probably the most important, they pointed out, is that the regulation violates the Philippine Competition Act as glass importers are being forced to buy from the sole local manufacturer Pioneer Float Glass Manufacturing, Inc.
In a notice on Monday, the TC declared it is commencing its formal investigation on the merits of the imposition of a definitive safeguard duty against importations of reflective, tinted and clear float glass. The probe was endorsed by Trade Secretary Ramon M.
Products subject to the investigation are clear and tinted float glass classified under AHTN Codes 7005.29.90 (clear float glass), 7005.21.90 (tinted float glass), including 7005.10.90 (reflective glass).
Established in 2009, Emirates Float Glass is the first state-of-the-art integrated float glass facility in the UAE, located on a 320,000-sq-m plot at the Abu Dhabi Industrial City.
A number of Emirates Float Glass delegates attended the event, and manned a stall which informed visitors and prospective clients about the EFG offerings, from EGF clear and tinted float glass through to its pyrolitic reflective glass range, and its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.
The main glass manufacturing complex will comprise glassware manufacturing units, float glass units and other value-added glass products.
The massive recognition for EFG, which is part of Glass LLC and the first state-of-art integrated float glass facility in the UAE, reflects its commitment to adhering to occupational health and safety guidelines.
The Groot Float Glass Factory is installing a 600 metric tons per day of float glass for the construction as well as for the solar panels and automobile industry.
Among all items, RD on glass items (Float Glass and Other Glass) is imposed up to 10 per cent, where import value of these items (PCT code wise) ranges from $10 million to $50 million.
Modern windows are usually made from float glass, which is a sheet of glass made by floating molten glass on
Qatar Industrial Manufacturing Company (QIMC) is planning to foray into manufacturing of float glass with an initial estimated investment of QR700mn.
Bosses at Float Glass Industries Limited, based in Wythenshawe, say they are unable to make redundancy payments after the 'unexpected collapse' of the company.