Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Is the Moon Made of Glass?

The Lunar dust that covers the moon is made up of fine particles of silicon dioxide glass created by meteors hitting the surface.

Monday, October 2, 2017

Birds Do Not Perceive Glass Windows as a Barrier

Why Do Birds Hit Windows? They see reflections in glass as open space and fly full-speed into it.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Reasons to Replace Dual Pane Window Glass

There are numerous reasons why you should have to repair or replace dual pane window glass in your home’s windows.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Friday, July 7, 2017

Glass in the Future

Advances in glass manufacturing technologies are helping to create a future where glass is the most advanced material used in our homes, businesses and electronic devices.

Monday, June 5, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Consumers Expect Professional Service

Consumers Expect professional service when they hire a licensed contractor. Experience and skill in their trade sets contractors apart from one another.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Glass Has Many Uses

Glass is made from silica sand, soda ash and limestone. Very few products are made of such inexpensive and widely available raw materials. 

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Common Commercial Glass

Glass can be engineered to exhibit different physical, chemical, and optical properties. Different applications require specific types of glass and manufacturing processes.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

“Smart Glass” Windows

New glass technology has developed a relatively inexpensive glass composite with the capacity to selectively block the sun’s heat-producing infrared radiation as well as visible light. Buildings and homes equipped with new “Smart Glass” could be more energy-efficient.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

The Difference between Glass and Plastic

They may both be transparent amorphous solids, but glass and plastic are very different materials.  Glass is made from ordinary sand, which is heated until it melts and becomes a liquid.