Is self cleaning glass worth it?

Self-cleaning glass is a specific type of glass with a surface that keeps itself free of dirt and grime. Self cleaning glass has a protective coating on the outside of the glass that acts as the 'self-cleaner'. It uses an organic process whereby dirt is broken down by daylight and is then washed away by rain. Self-cleaning glass is not a magic solution, but a welcome advance in technology. And like a lot of new technology, it is amazing, but its

The Glass Process

There are 6 main steps in manufacturing float glass:

  1. Melting and refining
  2. Float bath
  3. Coating
  4. Annealing
  5. Inspection
  6. Cutting to order
As all the glass White Metal supplies is either toughened or toughened and laminated, the cut float glass then goes through one or two more processes.
  • Toughening/tempering the glass
  • Laminating
Annealed Glass Annealed glass is a basic product formed from the annealing stage of the float process. The molten glass is allowed to cool slowly in a controlled way until it reaches room