Article - 7 Nov 2001
Glass is term used to describe various non-crystalline solids. It encompasses materials such as vitreous silica, sodium silicate, crystal, borosilicate, opal, phosphate and chalcogenide glasses as...
Article - 13 Dec 2001
Silica is one of the most abundant oxides in the earths crust. It exists in 3 crystalline forms as well as amorphous forms. It hasmany useful properties and is used in a range of applications such as...
Article - 8 Apr 2020
Glass production can be a costly process, and cost savings can be made with the crucibles used, but it is important to select the right crucible.
Article - 29 Jan 2018
3D printing with glass can be used to make intricate 3D objects, such as optics and microfluidics, which are usually difficult to construct.
Article - 20 Dec 2011
Glasses display both the properties of supercooled liquids and crystalline materials but with properties that are different to both.
Article - 4 Feb 2010
Increased demand for glass for solar applications is driving the development of specific glass qualities that are designed for the various solar technologies. This article outlines factors that need...
Article - 12 Apr 2012
This article presents x-ray fluorescence as a powerful and precise technique to analyse the oxide types and content in glass products.
Article - 16 Feb 2001
Float glass provides the material for all other forms of processed glass, such as laminated glass and toughened glass. This article outlines its production and some of its applications.
Article - 17 Jul 2017
Glass is a non-crystalline amorphous solid. A single component fused silicon dioxide or silica (SiO2) is the purest form of glass.