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Making Glass

Making Glass

Making Glass takes you on a journey through the world of glass. From the beginning when man first made glass through to today’s modern industry. 

In this new book you will find out what glass is, how it is made, and the different types of glasses that have been created and how they have been used through the ages.

Full of pictures and technical diagrams, Making Glass will take you through all the different glass-forming methods and processes for container, flat, fibre and special glasses.

Making Glass is an informal but educational source of information on all things glass, suitable for all ages at the remarkable price of £14.99 (+P&P)

Free download only available for British Glass members.
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Because of the differences in the various methods of manufacture, the industry is divided into 5 main sections under the general headings: Container glass; flat glass; scientific/technical glass; domestic glass; and fibre glass.


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