Glass Appreciation

This course is designed to give delegates a broad understanding of glass as a material covering manufacture, properties, uses and environmental impacts.

The course combines both theoretical and practical sessions where delegates will have the opportunity to:

  • Help make their own glass object
  • Test glass products for strength
  • Attempt to identify different types of glass to remove contaminants from glass collected for recycling
  • Experiment with different glass coatings to see the effect these have on the glass product.

Areas Covered:

  • Introduction to the glass sector
  • Glass forming
  • Properties and uses of glass
  • Inspection and quality control
  • Glass batch and melting
  • Common glass defects and their causes
  • Glass furnaces and melting technology
  • Surface protection and coatings
  • British Glass represents the interests of primary glass manufacturers and the glass supply-chain, from raw materials to retail and the end-consumer" credits="n/a" >
  • Modern life would not be possible without glass
    But, what is this amazing substance, where does it come from and how is it made?" credits="n/a" >
  • Find a reputable supplier from our member directory" credits="n/a" >
  • Learn about the different methods of manufacturing glass in our information section" credits="n/a" >
  • Did you know that Glass is 100% recyclable and can be recycled an infinite number of times without loss of quality, strength or functionality?" credits="n/a" >
  • We provide relevant, impartial, and comprehensive advice and information - from leading experts across key legislative areas" credits="n/a" >
  • British Glass represents the interests of primary glass manufacturers and the glass supply-chain, from raw materials to retail and the end-consumer" credits="n/a" >
  • Learn about the amazing material glass" credits="n/a" >
  • British Glass represents the interests of primary glass manufacturers and the glass supply-chain, from raw materials to retail and the end-consumer" credits="n/a" >
  • Our enviromental section goes into more depth on the environmental and energy issues affecting the glass supply chain" credits="n/a" >

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