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Guardian Introduces EcoGuard Float Glass to Growing Line of Solar Glass Products

Post Time:Jul 22,2009Classify:Company NewsView:334

Global glass manufacturer Guardian Industries continues to build its line of solar glass products by introducing EcoGuard® Float Glass, a new low-iron float glass designed to maximize solar energy transmission in a variety of applications.

Guardian’s EcoGuard Float Glass is a solar energy solution for Concentrating Solar Power Mirrors, Photovoltaic Energy Systems, Concentrating Photovoltaic Systems and Solar Thermal Applications. It offers optimal energy and light transmission, is easy to process and is available in a variety of glass thicknesses, 0.95 mm to 12 mm.

EcoGuard Float glass also is available in several transmission ranges to meet the needs of a variety of applications and to be the most cost-effective solution. Guardian is a single source for a variety of edge treatments and the glass is available annealed, heat strengthened, tempered and laminated.

“EcoGuard Float glass is another example of Guardian’s solar glass innovations,” said Scott Thomsen, CTO and VP of Guardian’s Science & Technology Center. “Designed to optimize our customers’ investments, EcoGuard Float glass combines the latest technology with a high return on investment for our customers.” By offering four solar transmission levels, Guardian provides its customers with the freedom to tailor glass performance to their system needs. “Guardian has the capability to produce EcoGuard Float Glass on a global basis which enables us to better service our customers,” added Thomsen.

A global manufacturer of high-quality glass for more than 75 years, Guardian has diverse product and technology pipelines that consistently translate into high-performance glass products for a wide range of industries. A stable, privately-held company with an international solar asset base, Guardian is well positioned to provide the solar market with superior solutions that address current and future market needs.

Guardian EcoGuard can be used in a number of applications, including CSP mirrors.

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About Guardian Industries Corp.:
Guardian is a diversified global manufacturing company headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, with leading positions in float glass, fabricated glass products, fiberglass insulation and other building materials for commercial, residential and automotive markets. Through its Science & Technology Center, Guardian is at the forefront of innovation, including development of high-performance glass coatings and other advanced products. Guardian, its subsidiaries and affiliates employ 19,000 people and operate facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Visit

EcoGuard is a registered trademark of Guardian Industries Corp.

Source: http://www.prurgent.comAuthor: shangyi

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