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Old 03-17-2017, 04:33 PM
Evan Drake Evan Drake is offline
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If the OP's still around:

Originally Posted by Tom Tildrum View Post
Is this the sort of thing for which world records are kept? What/where is the largest single pane of glass?

Pilkingtons invented modern float glass back in 1953. I'd guess if anyone keeps records of glass history it would be them. You could send an email.

Between 1953 and 1957, Sir Alastair Pilkington and Kenneth Bickerstaff of the UK's Pilkington Brothers developed the first successful commercial application for forming a continuous ribbon of glass using a molten tin bath on which the molten glass flows unhindered under the influence of gravity. The success of this process lay in the careful balance of the volume of glass fed onto the bath, where it was flattened by its own weight. Full scale profitable sales of float glass were first achieved in 1960.

Wikipedia --- Float Glass