Intelligent Quality

Achieving Glass Perfection in Real-Time

Cardinal leads the glass production industry by maintaining the highest quality standards and through the development of industry-leading processes that meet or exceed customers’ glass specifications. To fulfill our norm, we introduce the Intelligent Quality Assurance Programs. It’s Cardinal’s signature seal for quality.

Inspection from Start to Finish
Every piece of glass is checked from start to finish all relying on inspections rely on calibrated scientific instrumentation. Results are objective, not subject to human interpretation. This ensures our plant-to-plant uniformity and consistency. Our research and development department continues pushing the envelope on glass technology by bringing new benefits, manufacturing processes, coating and inspection systems.

The Lehr pyrometer system controls glass temperatures.

Intelligent Quality Starts Here

The IQ program starts with the foundation of all Cardinal products, Float Glass.

A state-of-the-art sputter coating process creates Coated Glass.

Strength and quality go hand in hand in Cardinal’s Tempered Glass.

Outstanding thermal performance and low failure rate is what Cardinal’s Insulating Glass stands for.

The IQ Guarantee

Our Intelligent Quality Assurance Program is your assurance that Cardinal glass will always fulfill or exceed expectations. From float glass to insulating glass units, custom tempering and lamination or any of our energy-saving LoĒ™ coatings, quality is fundamental.