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US coalition for stronger glass officially launched

By / December 14, 2012

Credit: Lou Mattos et al. Talk to anyone that works with glass, and sooner or later they are going to lament the fact that the strength of currently available glass is only a fraction of its theoretical strength. Simply put, it is relatively heavy and breakable. On this topic, earlier this year I edited a…

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The Bulletin, May issue – capturing intrinsic glass strength, transparent ceramics for lasers, modeling glass structure and more

By Eileen De Guire / April 27, 2012

A new industry-university-government lab coalition is looking for ways to retain intrinsic glass strength. This young man demonstrates the strength of glass from 1/4 mile up in Chicago’s Willis Tower observation platform “birdcage.”   Catch the latest in news and information in the May issue of The Bulletin, now available online. The American Ceramic Society’s…

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