As the name implies, low-iron glass is glass that has less iron in it than what most people think of when they think of glass. Clear float glass, as it is normally made, has a greenish tint, which is evidence of the iron content. By reducing the amount of iron in the glass, the tint that would naturally be found in the glass is reduced as well. Low-iron glass can be treated the same way as clear float glass, being tempered during manufacturing or laminated afterward. It can be used the same way as clear float glass and is frequently found in applications where clarity is important, such as display cases and shop windows, as well as in shower doors and bath enclosures, among others.

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