Review Lecture: The float glass process

@article{Pilkington1969ReviewLT,
  title={Review Lecture: The float glass process},
  author={Lionel Pilkington},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. A. Mathematical and Physical Sciences},
  year={1969},
  volume={314},
  pages={1 - 25}
}
  • L. Pilkington
  • Published 1969
  • Engineering
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. A. Mathematical and Physical Sciences
My subject is the float process for making flat glass. I would like, first of all, to put the float process into perspective by describing briefly, and in simple terms, the methods used for making flat glass before and at the time of the invention of the float process and then to describe the development of the process itself and the position it occupies in the flat glass industry today. Finally, I would like to describe in as much depth as time allows, three of the main problems which had to… Expand

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