Category: Glass Info

Inspecting the Caulk Around the Boat Glass

Inspecting caulk on your boat glass windshield

After getting new marine glass for your boat, it is very important to be always checking up and inspecting the caulk tip out around the glass.  The caulk needs to be bonded to both the glass and the boat. If it’s not still bonded, then it should be re-tipped when you see that it is… 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 »

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 »

Four Glass Terms to Know

Most people are familiar with what glass is and have seen many different types of glass throughout their lifetimes. But unless you work with glass on a regular basis, you probably aren’t familiar with all of the terms that are used when it comes to glass. Here are a few glass terms that you should… Read more »

What is Safety Glass Used For?

Safety glass has become more and more popular over the course of the last few years. One of the big reasons for it is that there are so many different applications for safety glass. It can be used in everything from office buildings to vehicles. Check out some of the most common uses for safety… Read more »

All About Chemically Strengthened Glass

Are you in need of glass that is dramatically stronger than regular annealed glass? If so, you should consider using chemically strengthened glass, which is glass that has been treated to make it stronger than annealed glass and many other types of glass. There are many advantages to using chemically strengthened glass, since it can… Read more »