Applications in glass manufacture

  • Joseph F. Engelberger


Glass consists of silica (sand), soda and lime, with small amounts of such chemical constituents as potash, lead oxide and boric oxide added to produce specific qualities in the finished product, for example to render it clear, colored or frosted. The ingredients have remained unchanged for centuries though the methods of production have changed considerably.


Glass Sheet Molten Glass Specialized Automation Glass Industry Flat Sheet 


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© Joseph F. Engelberger 1980

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