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Tempered glass physics

I have two related questions Why is a thicker tempered glass stronger than thinner? For example, I have to hit much harder at 3/4” tempered glass panel surface than I hit 1/4” panel in order for ...
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Thermoplastic Composites: Commingled Yarns: Protrusion: Determination of # bundles and calculation of fully consolidated pultrusion profile

I am trying to determine how many bundles or roving are needed for a GF/PP. Supplier Yarn Data: Tex - 500 GF Vol% - 34 GF w.t% - 60 From here I would like to ...
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Need Help to Remove Sway from Steel Post + Glass Panels

I have spanned ~15' with 2x 10mm tempered glass panels. They're connected in the middle with a 1.5" x 1.5" 16-gauge, 316 stainless steel post filled with concrete. This post has a 316 base welded on ...
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Will the pressure inside a pressing mold will be constant if I'm working with a fluid inside?

I'm pressing glass and I want to know if the pressure that the walls of my mold feel is the same through all the internal surfaces. I'm willing to assume that glass will behave purely as a fluid (very ...
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Automatic tinting of a region of glass

I hope this is the right place to ask my question. I am conducting a feasibility study into whether or not it would be possible to tint a single region of a continuous piece of glass. Think of a ...
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Glass used in biometric machines

I would like to know what kind of glass is used in biometric attendance machines over which we press our thumb? Is there something special about these glasses or their manufacturing?
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Methods for cutting glass

I am trying to find the easiest way to cut a thick glass pattern (glass thickness of 1-3 mm thick) without breaking. I am considering laser cutting but I don't know if I can cut glass of this ...
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Usticking two glass elements fused by vacuum

I have an interlocking set of parts (1 and 2) which are used under vacuum. The last time I used it, the interface was wet with a mixture of water and ethanol. When the vacuum was removed, the two ...
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Fracture patterns in tempered glass

While browsing a local news site, I stumbled upon this picture of a broken bus door. The glass was fractured due to a rock impact. As far as i know there are no heating elements on the window section ...
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How would I put a barcode of other scannable code on a coffee cup?

I am interested in mass producing a reusable coffee cup (à la KeepCup) with a scannable id on it. Cup will be plastic or glass, ideally glass. ID code will need to survive being washed regularly. ...
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Glue plastic to glass with chance for easy removal later

I have a 3d printed (ABS or PLA) case which houses small single board computer. I want to glue it to glass (car's windshield from the inside) so that it sticks nicely and does not vibrate. However, ...
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Problem finding temperature gain of air through heated glass tube

I have a 20 cm long glass tube of outer diameter 6.4 mm and inner diameter 4.3 mm. Air at ...
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Will drilling a hole in a pane of glass reduce it's structural integrity?

I've got a glass box that measures 900mm x 450mm x 450mm. The width of the glass is 6mm thick. If I drill, cut, or grind a small hole in/through one of the faces; will it significantly affect the ...
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Why does the Ultimaker 3D Printer has a Heater + Heater transfer plate (aluminium) + Glass?

Why does the Ultimaker 3D Printer has a Heater + Heater transfer plate (aluminium) + Glass? I wonder why a glass plate, and if is possible to remove the glass and print directly in the aluminium ...
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Glass Facade Load on edge of slab?

How do i calculate the load of a glass facade and is it placed uniformly on the edge of the slab or should i place a point load on each edge of the panel of the facade? And Can anyone give me a link ...