Patent Number: 8,721,392

Title: Glass edge finishing method

Abstract: A method for finishing an edge of a glass sheet comprising a first grinding step and a second polishing step using different abrasive wheels. The method results in consistent finished edge quality and improved edge quality in term of sub-surface damage (SSD). The method can be advantageously utilized to finish the edges of a thin glass substrate for use as substrates of display devices, such as LCD displays and the like.

Inventors: Brown; James William (Painted Post, NY), Venkatachalam; Siva (Painted Post, NY)

Assignee: Corning Incorporated

International Classification: B24B 9/08 (20060101); B24B 9/10 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/13/12018