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May 28th, 2009

Video of the week – Making glass fiber for fiber-optic applications

Published on May 28th, 2009 | By: pwray@ceramics.org

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Prepared by the “How It’s Made” group at the Discovery Channel, this video is an introductory look at the fundamentals of preparing, coating, drawing and annealing the thin threads of glass used in fiber optics.


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One Response to Video of the week – Making glass fiber for fiber-optic applications

  1. Evelyn DeLiso says:

    The narrator made a mistake. She called the precursor glass “silicone” instead of “silica.” Too bad the Discovery Channel is passing on incorrect information to the unknowing public.

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