Glass production
Glass production involves two main methods – the float glass process which produces sheet glass, and glassblowing which produces bottles and other containers.
Broadly, modern glass container facto...
Glass production - Wikipedia
Japanese Researchers Make Glass That's Nearly Unbreakable
Scientists in Japan say they’ve fashioned glass that’s almost as strong as steel. The ability to make super strong glass could lead to a whole new generation of windows in buildings and vehicles, but ...
New Glass Manufacturing Technique Could Enable Design Of Hybrid Glasses And Revolutionise Gas Storage
The work revolves around a family of compounds called metal-organic frameworks (MOFs), which are cage-like structures consisting of metal ions, linked by organic bonds. Their porous properties have le...
Float glass
Float glass is a sheet of glass made by floating molten glass on a bed of molten metal, typically tin, although lead and various low melting point alloys were used in the past. This method gives the s...
Float glass - Wikipedia