Metro Performance Glass Production Capabilities by Manufacturing Site

MPG Production Size Limitations - March 2016

      Upper North Is. Lower North Is. South Is (Note 3)
Double glazed units
(Note 2,5)
Max Unit Weight 400kg 400kg 400kg
Normal Maximum Weight 250kg 250kg 250kg
Max Unit Thick Ali Spacer 60 52 60
T Spacer 60 NA 60
Max Sizes Air 4500x2500 4000x2500 4500x2500
Argon 4500x2500 3500x2500 4000x2500
T Spacer 4500x2500 NA 4500x2500
Min Sizes   350x180 350x180 350x180
Toughened and Heat Strengthened
(Note 2,4,5)
Max Sizes 4 2500x1300 2500x1300 2500x1300
5 3000x2000 3300x1800 3300x1800
6 5100x2500 3900x2080 4500x2440
8-19 5100x2500 3900x2080 4500x2440
LOW E 4 2000x1300 2000x1200 2000x1200
5 3300x1800 2500x1500 3300x1800
6 5100x2500 3900x2080 4500x2440
  Min Sizes   250x100 250x100 250x100
  Min Diameter   260 260 260
  PVB Max Sizes   5100x3210 5100x3210 5100x3210
(Note 1,2,4,5)
EVA Max Sizes   4500x2100   4500x2400
EVA Min Sizes   250x100   250x100
Max Thickness   40   40

Note 1 - The thinner of the plies normally governs - for 6 + 4 use 4mm ply size.Note 2 - Sizes are subject to toughening sizes for thickness.Note 3 - T Spacer in the South Island available from 2016.Note 4 - 6000x2500 toughening in Auckland is possible for specific jobs dependant on glass availability.Note 5 - For the BOP oversize units and premium Low E would be supplied from Auckland.General Note - For sizes outside the above or special applications refer to the operations managers.