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Glass goes ballistic: What happens when you shoot a bullet at Prince Rupert’s drops?

May 11th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD

Prince Rupert’s drops are strong—but are they strong enough to survive being shot with a high-speed bullet at point-blank range? YouTube channel SmarterEveryDay recently posted a series of videos exploring the limits of strength of Prince Rupert’s drops in the face of some serious ammunition spewed from progressively bigger guns.

Ceramic and glass business news of the week

March 31st, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD

HarbisonWalker International selects location for new monolithics refractory plant, Fuyao Glass America invests more than $7M to address safety complaints, and more ceramic and glass business news of the week for March 31, 2017.

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