Advertisement

Causes and Cures of Dirty Windows

  • P. B. Adams

Abstract

Glass surfaces that are exposed to the atmosphere degrade by two processes usually acting in combination with one another: weathering and particulate deposition. Both processes are influenced by the glass surface composition which may be quite different from the bulk composition. There are a variety of options available for cleaning. A self-cleaning surface is most desirable. Optimum cleaning choices as well as “self-cleaning” characteristics are also a function of glass composition.

Keywords

Glass Surface Glass Composition Salt Spray Glass Product Salt Spray Test 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    H. V. Walters and P. B. Adams, J. Non-Cryst. Solids, 19, 183 (1975)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    P. B. Adams, This proceedings volume, pp. 327–339.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    P. B. Adams, in “Ultrapurity”, M. Zeif and R. Speights, Editors, pp. 293–351, Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York 1972.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    M. B. Volf, “Technical Glasses”, Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons Ltd., London, 1964.Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    L. Holland, “The Properties of Glass Surfaces”, Chapman and Hall, London, 1964.Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    R. S. Berg, Solar Materials Technology Workshop, Denver, CO, March 28–30, 1978.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    D. A. Brandreth, This proceedings volume, pp. 83–88.Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    S. Bhattacharya and K. L. Mittal, Surface Technology, 7, 413 (1978)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    S. Anderson, D. Tandon, L. B. Kohlenberger and F. G. Blair, J. Am. Ceramic Soc., p. 521 (1969)Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    Proposed New Standard Method prepared by ASTM Committee C14.03 for “Annual ASTM Book of Standards”, Part 17, American Society for Testing and Materials, Philadelphia, PA, 1978Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    A.D. Zimon, Colloid J. USSR., 25, 317 (1963)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. B. Adams
    • 1
  1. 1.Corning Glass WorksCorningUSA

Personalised recommendations