What is the Glass?
Glass is a non-crystalline, often transparent amorphous solid, that has widespread practical, technological, and decorative use in, for example, window panes, tableware, and optics. Glass is most often formed by rapid cooling (quenching) of the molten form; some glasses such as volcanic glass are naturally occurring.
What is glass made of?
This might be hard to believe, but glass is made from liquid sand. More specifically, glass is made by heating ordinary sand (mostly composed of silicon dioxide SiO2) until it melts and turns into a liquid.
What is glass and its types?
The two main types of processed glass are laminated glass and toughened/tempered glass. Laminated glass is a type of security glass manufactured by sandwiching a layer of plastic such as PVB in between two sheets of glass. This insulator layer makes the glass impact resistant and sound resistant.
Why is glass important?
Glass is a useful material because it can be used for a variety of things. Glass is useful for the formation of glass lenses, containers and windows and windscreens. ... Glass containers are popular because it stores something without blocking light