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History of Glass

Hopson Glass Group Co., Ltd | Updated: Jun 28, 2016

History of Glass

Tempered glass development originally dating back to the middle of 17th century, a gentleman named Robert Rhine King, once did an interesting experiment he placed a drop of molten glass in the cold water, and made a very hard glass. The strength of granular glass like water droplets, having long curved tail, known as the "Prince Robert small." But when the tails of small particles when they are bent and broken, surprisingly small size so all of a sudden dramatic collapse, went on to become a fine powder. Such practices, much like hardening of the metal, which is the hardening of glass. This quenching did not make any change in the composition of glass, it is also called physical quenching (physical tempered), tempered glass is known as hardened glass (tempered glass).

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Glass first patented in 1874 by French access, tempering method is to heat the glass to soften temperature, a relatively low temperatures of liquid tank immediately, so that the surface stress. This method was an early method of liquid steel. Germany Frederick Siemens in 1875, obtained a patent, United States, Massachusetts, Geovge e. Rogens in 1876, tempering method is applied to glass and lamp posts. The same year, HughO'heill received a patent in New Jersey.

In the 1930 of the 20th century, France's Saint-Gobain Corporation and United States company Teli Mr Lux, as well as the United Kingdom, Pilkington began production of large-area flat-panel for supply car windshield glass. Japan industrial production, have also conducted the tempered glass in the 1930 of the 20th century. Since the world began the era of mass production of toughened glass.

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