Glass is the Most Environmentally Friendly Material Used in Construction

On Monday, April 22nd, we will celebrate the global holiday known as Earth Day. Whenever this time of year comes around, we instantly start to think about our daily actions and how they affect this big blue ball that we call home. If you are looking for some good news, then consider this: while most… Read more »

Visit Us At The International WorkBoat Show

Are you a commercial vessel owner or operator looking to connect with vendors who work in the maritime industry, or are you a boat builder, a shipyard owner, or a marine architect looking to connect with those who could help you do your job more effectively? Then you will definitely want to be at the… Read more »

Laminated Glass in the Marine Industry

Laminated glass can be some of the strongest and most durable types of glass around. It’s made by taking two or more pieces of glass and bonding them together with an interlayer in between them. This provides laminated glass with its strength and prevents it from shattering in the event that it’s ever broken. Thanks… Read more »

All About the Yaz Superyacht

Back in the late 1970s, the Royal Netherlands Navy launched a frigate called HNLMS Piet Hein that played an integral role in the Cold War. The extremely heavy and durable ship was designed to patrol the North Sea for submarines while standing up to the rough waters and often treacherous weather conditions it faced. But… Read more »

How Glass is Made from Lighting Striking Sand

There is a lot of power packed into each and every lightning bolt that comes shooting down from the sky. On average, a single bolt of lightning contains about 1 billion joules of energy. That’s enough energy to keep a 60-watt light bulb turned on for six months straight. And believe it or not, it’s… Read more »

How is Volcanic Glass Formed?

Volcanoes have earned a reputation for destroying things with their hot molten lava. When a volcano erupts, it’ll usually result in the destruction of everything from trees and crops to homes and, in some situations, even entire neighborhoods. But in addition to wreaking havoc and destroying just about everything that gets in its way, volcanoes… Read more »

Gorilla Glass in Cars

Is there anything more frustrating than dropping your cell phone and seeing the glass on it shatter? It can make the phone almost impossible to use and force you to pay a fortune to replace it. It’s why some cell phone manufacturers have started to incorporate Gorilla Glass into their creations. Gorilla Glass is a… Read more »

Do You Know the History of Glass Bottom Boats?

If you want to see the ocean in a whole new way, you can do so by taking a ride on a glass bottom boat. There are glass bottom boats operating in all different parts of the country. They offer you the opportunity to get up close and personal with the fish and other marine… Read more »

Recycling Large Glass 101

One of the best parts about glass, outside of the fact that it can be used to manufacture many different things, is that it’s 100 percent recyclable. It can be recycled endlessly, and you won’t ever experience a dip in quality or purity when it’s recycled the right way. Here are some other facts about… Read more »

Glass Roof Train in India Gains Popularity

Those people who travel using Indian Railways, the national railway system in India, are already treated to a delightful experience every time they sit down on a train. Indian Railways is known for providing people with clean trains that run on time and feature state-of-the-art technology. And now, Indian Railways has taken their service to… Read more »