This is the glass that most people are familiar with. It is 2mm thick and reflects a large amount of light on it’s surface. The transmitted light (light that travels through the glass to the artwork and then bounces back out) is however quite high, allowing colour and detail to be viewed easily. The UV protection is somewhat low. This is our introductory level of glazing, and is included with our standard framing quotes.
Typically, 2mm float will transmit 90% of visible light, reflect 8% and absorb 2%. UV light filtering is approx. 45%.
Standard Float Glass gives the following protection & reflection: