Glass continues to be a material of great scientific and technological interest; however, the economic pressures on the glass industry, the emphasis on global markets, and the worldwide attention to energy and environmental conservation continue to increase. Forty-seven papers offer new solutions to the challenges of glass manufacturing, particularly as they pertain to melting and forming.... and Processing of Glass, July 27-31, 2003, Rochester, New York, Ceramic Transactions James R. Varner, Thomas P. Seward, III, Helmut A. Schaeffer ... Therefore the weight reduction is a strategic demand to the glass industry and this aspect is connected to the mechanical properties of glass. An increase of the strength of glass is therefore the most important challenge to the industry in the future.
|Title||:||Advances in Fusion and Processing of Glass III|
|Author||:||James R. Varner, Thomas P. Seward, III, Helmut A. Schaeffer|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2012-04-11|