3 Common Glass Types: Properties and Applications

Glass is an immensely versatile material; it is used every day in numerous applications, many that most of us are not even aware of.

We use it to drink beverages, to store food, and as windows in our homes and automobiles but glass is also used in many unseen applications.  For instance, glass components are used in medical diagnostic equipment, electronics, building insulation, and as a reinforcement material in things like surf boards, wind turbines, and orthopedic casts. Every day we interact with a myriad of glass forms and compositions.    Read More

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