Answered By: Aprille Nace Last Updated: Sep 17, 2016 Views: 7
"The size of the "Jumbo" as it is referred to in the industry is the largest sheet of float glass that can be transported by common glass carrier on US highways. Anything bigger must have special rigs on trucks to safely transport the material and oversized permits. It is also the standard stock size that is used for pricing, anything bigger is considered a custom job. In Float glass plants robotics are used to move giant pieces of glass and this is the largest piece that can be handled by the robotics. This information is current as of 2000."