by Vitro Architectural Glass

Starphire ®

For sparkling clarity and brilliant interior views, no other low iron glass delivers like Starphire Ultra-Clear™ glass by Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG glass). The unique Starphire Ultra-Clear™ glass edge brings more light into interior spaces while offering unmatched levels of brightness, color fidelity, clarity and visual excitement.

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Aesthetic Description

Starphire Ultra-ClearTM glass by Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) provides an entirely new level of visual quality to safety and security glazing applications. These design challenges are typically addressed by using multi-layer laminates.

  • 16 percent higher Visible Light Transmittance (VLT) than ordinary clear glass in a 1 3/8-inch laminated glass construction.
  • Maintains clarity in any thickness
  • Security with color fidelity
  • Viewed objects sparkle with true color impact
  • Easily fabricated to required specifications

Vitro Architectural Glass is the first U.S. float glass manufacturer to have its products recognized by the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ program, and offers more C2C-certified architectural glasses than any other float glass manufacturer.



  • Monolithic (6mm).
  • Visible Light Transmittance (VTL) 91
  • Exterior visible ligth reflectance (%) 8
  • Interior visible ligth reflectance (%) 8
  • Winter Nighttime (NFRC U-Value) 1.02
  • Winter Argon n/a
  • Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) 0.90
  • Light to Solar Gain (LSG) 1.01