bent glass

bent glass

Flat glass that has been reshaped while very hot to form a curved surface.
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The 3 -minute video, which was filmed at Standard Bent Glass in East Butler, Pennsylvania, presents in step-by-step fashion how finished flat glass is transformed into bent glass, from initial cutting and washing to shaping in the hearth, temperature and pressure treatment in the autoclave, and final quality check.
For curved lenses, lamination yields are expected to be even lower due to the tendency of the bent glass to revert back to its flat shape.
Mesina is retired from a sign shop where he had bent glass.
Bent Glass Design claimed it had a contract to install custom glass on a "large yacht" in Abu Dhabi.
He plans on incorporating slump bent glass as color lenses, and experimenting with enameling to create a cracked, “raku-like effect, with its own randomness.
They manufacture about every type of decorative glass imaginable including but not limited to cast glass, slumped glass, bent glass, laminated glass, silvered and painted glass, glass treads, and flooring.
Inspired by the shape of traditional lanterns, he weaved a basket-like structure using hexagonally bent glass tubes in combination with silken cords.
But it was Kapany who had first demonstrated in 1954 at the Department of Physics, Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, that light can travel in bent glass fibres and even coined the word -- fibre optics.
He was a keen meteorologist and his hygrometer consisted of two bulbs, one of which contained ether and a thermometer, joined by a bent glass tube.
Bent Glass Long John Tables, pounds 275 for a set of three from Next, www.
The dining room with its bay window shaped like a ship's prow was simply dressed with a bent glass pedestal table and chairs covered in black ultrasuede.
Bent glass tubes, filled with neon, argon or mercury gas, was charged with electricity to create the original Day-Glo spectacle.