Pilkington Optiwhite is a range of extra clear low-iron float glass products with very high solar transmittance, offering improved solar energy conversion and consistent performances. This range of low-iron glass products is suitable for use in thin film photovoltaics, crystalline silicon photovoltaics, concentrated solar power technology, solar thermal collectors and solar mirrors.
Pilkington Optiwhite™ for solar applications offers following benefits:
very high light and solar heat transmittance,
consistent lifetime performance following prolonged exposure to the sun (no solarisation),
available in annealed or tempered/toughened form for Pilkington Optiwhite™ and Pilkington Optiwhite™ S; available in annealed form only for Pilkington Microwhite™.