Fact No. 103. (Published on 4/22/2005)

Properties of Glass (in five lessons)

The February 3, 2005 GlassFact discusses Corning's Resource on Glass, a free online book that covers a broad array of glass-related topics.

I know that not everyone has the time to read through all of the 103 pages in that book, so today's GlassFact focuses on a brief set of five chapters that discuss the material characteristics of glass.

The subjects of those chapters are the: mechanical, electrical, optical, thermal, and chemical properties.

This excellent (and did I mention free) primer is recommended reading for anyone who wants to better understand this material that is the basis for so much beautiful art.

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