ExtraClear float is manufactured using the float glass process where molten glass is floated on a bath of molten tin to achieve the best aesthetic appearance.
Guardian Float Glass is perfectly flat and has virtually parallel surfaces. Automatic cutters are used to trim the glass into sizes which can be shipped or handled for further processing.
Guardian Europe has ISO 9001 accreditation for the manufacture of float glass at all of its European based float glass plants. Guardian float glass complies with the requirements of EN 572-2: 1994 'Glass in Building - Basic soda lime silicate glass products -2: Float glass'. Guardian also has ISO 14001 Environmental Management System standard.
Reduced iron content
H10/10 Patent glazing
H10/115 Patent glazing
H11/110 Curtain walling
H13/115 Structural glass assembly
L40/210 Putty-fronted single-glazing
L40/230 Bead-fixed single-glazing
L40/250 Bead-fixed single-glazing
L40/260 Bead-fixed single-glazing
L40/310 Bead-fixed single-glazing
L40/330 Bead-fixed single-glazing
L40/350 Bead-fixed single-glazing
L40/370 Bead-fixed insulating glass units
L40/371 Bead-fixed insulating glass units
L40/372 Bead-fixed insulating glass units
L40/380 Bead-fixed insulating glass units
L40/381 Bead-fixed insulating glass units
L40/40 Putty-fronted single-glazing
L40/410 Single-glazing into grooves
L40/430 Single-glazing into grooves
L40/450 Single-glazing into grooves
L40/470 Zipper gasket glazing
L40/490 Single-sided gasket glazing
L40/50 Bead-fixed single-glazing
L40/530 Internal tape glazing
L40/55 Bead-fixed insulating glass units
L40/57 Bead-fixed insulating glass units
L40/58 Bead-fixed insulating glass units
L40/90 Internal tape glazing
ExtraClear Float Glass
UltraClear Float Glass (Low Iron)
Standard product features
- Manufacturer's standard (other sizes available):
ExtraClear float glass is Guardian's standard clear float glass offering, unlike most other clear float glass Guardian's ExtraClear has a reduced iron content, this product sits half way between normal clear float and Low Iron glass and provides a better level of clarity with less discolouration (blue/green appearance) when viewed from the cut edge of the glass.
Low Iron float glass which has an almost crystal like appearance, the edge detail is almost completely clear with little to no blue/green discolouration.