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
There are 6 main steps in manufacturing float glass:
- Melting and refining
- Float bath
- Cutting to order
- Toughening/tempering the glass