Allowable Strenght of Glass - How to Design Safely with Glass for Today's Threats Print

Before we design with glass, we must first understand te material with which we are trying to design. Glass is a very strong. yet very unpredictable material. The smallest imperfection on the surface or edge of the glass can greatly affect its performance. There can be great variations in glass strength based on test results of supposedly identical specimens due to this fact.

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By Rick De La Guardia

From: US Glass Magazine - Volume 45, Issue 7, July 2010

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