silica glass


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silica glass

[′sil·ə·kə ¦glas]
(materials)
A translucent or transparent vitreous material consisting almost entirely of silica. Also known as fused silica; vitreous silica.

quartz glass, silica glass

Glass consisting entirely of pure, or nearly pure, amorphous silica;
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At the centre of the attention of this team was a mysterious black pebble found years earlier by an Egyptian geologist in the area of the silica glass.
While silica glass was traditionally made by melting and rapidly cooling high-purity quartz, Spectrosil is made by feeding silicon tetrachloride gas into a hydrogen-oxygen flame to produce a glass of higher purity and transparency.
The "time capsule" is shaped liked a DVD but made out of silica glass to withstand extreme temperatures and durable enough to last five centuries.
These aqueous glasses have properties similar to the silica glass in windows - except that they form at temperatures hundreds of degrees lower.
2 A germania-doped silica core surrounded by a concentric silica glass cladding shall
Product segments analyzed in the studies: Unworked glass tubes Glass tubes of fused quartz and other fused silica Glass tubes of low expansion glass Other glass tubes
The material, aluminium oxynitride, known as AION, is four times harder than fused silica glass, 85 per cent as hard as sapphire and stable up to a temperature of 1,200C.
In 1988 he raised eyebrows by abandoning silica glass for the vitamins and nutrients that motivate him today.
Composites, generally made of silica glass particles bound with a polymer resin, look more natural than metal because the color can be matched to the patient's teeth.
The SiVARA[R] process offers a low-cost alternative to currently used methods for producing silica glass and represents a paradigm shift as it basically deals with working with the 'sol.
The latest market information included in the studies: - Overall market size for glass tubes in different countries around Asia - Market size for glass tubes by product segment - Forecasts and future outlook of the markets - Macroeconomic indicators Product segments analyzed in the studies: Unworked glass tubes Glass tubes of fused quartz and other fused silica Glass tubes of low expansion glass Other glass tubes