US ES OF GLASS
Glass is a hard, manufactured solid with transparent properties that is used for a variety of purposes such as eyewear, bottles, windows and even certain types of furniture. Glass is frequently used to decorate living rooms, as with glass coffee tables, and can even be molded into decorative works of art. When you order glass from an online or local company, you will have a variety of types to choose from. You may want to order thin glass or a higher quality of glass that is more durable; when you order through a specialty store, you can usually customize the thickness of the glass. silverware, mirrors, decorative things, windows/doors, art, and many other uses
the use of powdered glass (<75 micron particle size) as a fluxing agent in the manufacture of bricks. The results have been impressive and have met with a keen industry response.
What is glass used for?
Glass can be made into bottles & jars. Glass containers let you see what is inside. | |
Glass windows let the light into a home and keep the wind and rain out. Stained glass is very colourful, and is often used in churches. | |
Mirrors are made by coating glass with silver on one side. These bendy mirrors would distort your reflection, and make you look quite funny. | |
Glass can be ground into lenses for spectacles, telescopes or magnifying glasses. | |
Some Christmas decorations are made from glass. | |
By mixing tiny strands of glass with a special glue you can make fibreglass, which is strong and resilient, but lightweight. The picture shows a min spraying fibreglass into a mould. The fibreglass sets into the shape needed. Here a swimming pool is made out of fibreglass. | |