Next gen glass production for energy-saving windows launched outside Moscow

Next gen glass production for energy-saving windows launched outside MoscowA new facility producing float glass for next gen windows, tailored to Russian climatic conditions, opened last week in the Klin district some 80km northwest of Moscow.

A new facility producing float glass for next gen windows opened last week in the Klin district some 80km northwest of Moscow, a Moscow regional construction and public utilities authority announced. The new production line, called AGC Flat Glass Klin, is expected to manufacture flat glass with advanced energy-saving properties, tailored to Russia?s harsh climatic conditions. To make such a product, triple silver coating will be used and a special multifunctional magnetron sputtering technique has been developed, the authority underscored. The regional administration expects an expansion of the new production facility and a subsequent rise in employment in the Klin district. The new production line is a joint project now completed by companies and government authorities of Belgium, Japan, and Russia. This new type of products has been increasingly in demand in the civil engineering and construction market and is the key component for new energy-saving windows...