July 13, 2010

Low Iron Pattern Glass for Solar Photovoltaics and Solar Thermal

SAN FRANCISCO, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Gujarat Borosil Limited (GBL), a member of the BOROSIL Group, announces production of high performance low iron extra clear Solar Glass.

The entire process plant comprising of this manufacturing facility has been imported from West Europe and United States.

Its process line to impart a pencil edge and temper glass sheets conforming to EN12150 is soon to be commissioned. With this GBL will be able to meet the requirements of demanding customers in this industry.

It has been set up in District Bharuch of Gujarat State, India. GBL makes 230 tons of sheet glass in a separate manufacturing facility at the same location.

GBL high performance solar glass is already being used by customers in Europe. Its authorized distributor in Europe is VETRAD from Netherlands.

Borosil Glass Works Limited, a member of this group, manufactures products made from low expansion Borosilicate Glass (33 x 10-7) for laboratory, Industrial and Household use.

Borosil International Limited, yet another member of the BOROSIL group, sells Solar Water Heater.

This company has been licensed technology from Corning Glass USA.

Gujarat Borosil Limited will be exhibiting at Intersolar North America 2010 in San Francisco's Moscone Center West Hall from July 13-15, booth number 9255, Level 3.

SOURCE Gujarat Borosil Limited