fused quartz

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fused quartz

[′fyüzd ′kwȯrts]
(materials)
A glasslike insulating material made by melting crushed crystals of natural quartz or a certain type of quartz sand.
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In practical lab applications, the thermal stability of fused quartz can be related to safety," says Doug Sisson, president of DC Scientific, Pasadena, MD, a manufacturer of glassware including fused-quartz lab ware.
Fused-quartz purity levels are unsurpassed in the glassware industry, and are much superior to borosilicate products.
The performance of most fused-quartz products is closely related to the purity of the material," explains James Horvath, president of Technical Glass Products (TGP), Painesville, OH, a distributor and fabricator of fused-quartz material.
both a novel material and a novel geometry: It is a fused-quartz fiber that contain two closely spaced cores, (1) and (2).