Technology & Quality

Technology

SCHOTT® Flat Glass is a thermally toughened (tempered) float glass produced from a variety of raw materials. Available types include clear float, extra white, heat reflective, tinted and Stopsol®. It is available in thicknesses from 3- 8 mm (10 mm on special request).
Due to its mechanical and thermal properties, processed toughened float glass or tempered glass is ideally used as a component in home appliances, commercial refrigeration applications and many other industrial areas.

The typical glass processing steps

Quality

Quality is very important for us - that is the reason why all our products meet the relevant national and international standards and regulations for tempered flat glass panels.
quality processing
A joint venture with one of the largest flat glass manufacturers worldwide (Asahi Glass Company) ensures access to the widest variety of high-quality raw glass materials. All AGC plants are certified acc. to ISO 14001, for the melting aggregates AGC uses de-NOx devices to reduce NOx emissions. Coating machines are run with "green power".
high quality products
Our process oriented organization means stable processes, continuous improvements and thus, high quality products.
SCHOTT meets EU directive 2002/95/EC “RoHS” on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment. Within Europe, SCHOTT fulfills these requirements 100% and only works with RoHS certified suppliers. SCHOTT participates in and exceeds international environmental standards.
The components manufactured by SCHOTT also meet all relevant international standards including EN 60335 and EN 30.

Inquiries for more details about glasses, the production process or about the quality of our products.



IMSU and ISO 14001 certification per plant:


Europe

SCHOTT Flat Glass CR, s.r.o. - Valasske Mezirici, Czech Republic
SCHOTT VTF - TroisFontaines, France
SCHOTT Çerkezköy - Istanbul, Turkey (and external OHSAS 18001 - Certification)

North & South America

SCHOTT Gemtron - Sweetwater & Vincennes, USA
SCHOTT Gemtron - Midland, Canada
SCHOTT Gemtron De México S.A. De C.V. - San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Asia

SCHOTT Glass Technologies Co., Ltd. - Suzhou, China

Contact
SCHOTT AG
Hattenbergstrasse 10
55122 Mainz
Germany
E-Mail to SCHOTT+49 (0)6131/66-0
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