hardened glass


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tempered glass

(US), toughened glass (Brit.) Glass having two to five times the strength of ordinary glass as a result of having been prestressed by heating and then suddenly quenched; the rapid cooling produces a compressively-stressed surface layer.
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The Asahi Dragontrail is a type of hardened glass which is light enough to be used as a chassis.
The Jet Black collection is synonymous with cool understatement, featuring hardened glass fascias back-printed in jet black, while the Brilliant White range has a striking sleek white gloss finish and white opaque glass oven door.
The Jet Black collection features hardened glass fascias back-printed in jet black, while the Brilliant White range has a sleek white gloss finish and white opaque glass oven door.
Superbly durable, an anti-reflective, hardened glass structure prevents reflections even in the brightest sunlight.
The engraver comes with two carbide tips, which can be used on materials such as unhardened glass, soft plastics, leather and wood, plus one diamond tip for use on hardened glass, ceramics, hard plastics and metal.
The device also offers a bright OLED screen with scratch resistant hardened glass, easy photo management, full sync capability with a PC and TV-out support for slide shows.
In addition to the original two inscriptions in Japanese and English, the hardened glass board, 60 centimeters long and 90 cm wide, now features French, German, Russian, Italian, Chinese and Korean to mark the city's hosting of a Sep.
The largest installation (and probably the largest holographic projection screen anywhere) is on the Caixia Galicia Foundation in La Coruna, Spain, which has a 7.5 x 10m back projection screen over its entrance, comprising 25 HoloPro films laminated into hardened glass. The Foundation displays information about its art programme on the screen.
Also, switching to open-mesh barriers or hardened glass isn't feasible for mom-and-pop shops, McGoey observes.
Best known for his Ferrari and Maserati creations, Giorgetto Giugiaro uses tamper-proof materials, including suspended roofs, hardened glass panels, and rubberised seats.
Only 2cm thick and weighing 1.36kg, the Compaq has a 1GHz Transmeta Crusoe processor, a 10.4ins TFT display boasting wide angle viewing and hardened glass surface, NVidia GeForce 2 Go graphics controller with 16MB of dedicated RAM for high-resolution images, 56k modem and Wi-Fi connectivity, 256MB of RAM and up to 60GB SMART hard drive, plus USB 2.0 port.
The torpedo-shaped handles are of hardened glass and silicon nylon.