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Float glass is predominately used in windows, shopfronts and some furniture and can be further processed into laminated, toughened, coated and painted glass, double-glaze (IGU) units and mirror.
The Float Glass ProcessProduction of float glass involves the pouring of molten glass from a furnace onto a large, shallow bath of liquid tin. The glass floats on the tin, spreading out and forming brilliant, polished flat surfaces, with the thickness controlled by the speed at which the solidifying glass is drawn from the tin bath. The glass then travels an annealing line where the cooling process continues under controlled conditions. It emerges in one continuous ribbon, which is then cut to suit customer requirements.Tinted glass is produced by adding metal oxides such as iron, cobalt and selenium to the clear float mix. The addition of these oxides, which are very stable and fade resistant, provide the glass itâ€™s colour and improves the solar performance without changing the basic properties of the product. Standard tones include Grey, Green and Bronze.Pop into our showroom at; 1 Crompton Road, Rockingham to view our range of clear and tinted glass for your next project.
24/7 emergency repair
We offer a 24 hour service for domestic and commercial glass replacement.
Fully qualified & insured
The Rockingham Glass team of Glaziers are fully qualified and insured.
Stress free & direct to insurance companies
During the stressful time when you’re in need of emergency glass repair services, we’ll handle the insurance paperwork and bill your insurance company directly
All installations are completed to the relevant Australian Standards and we are fully accredited with the "Australian Glass and Window Association" and the “National Security Screen Association".
Local to you
Rockingham Glass are based in Rockingham WA and our team are able to assist in properties across Rockingham and surrounding suburbs.
State of the art warehouse
Rockingham Glass is a local family owned and operated supplier of all variations of Glass and security products, which are manufactured locally in our own warehouse.
Contact us on (08) 9527 1794
We pride ourselves on prompt, emergency glass repair services combined with high attention to detail. Our certified team is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and will be quick to restore security.