The Work of the State Institute of Glass in the Area of Glass Hardening,
ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA
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An ion exchange method of hardening glass, by treating it in molten lithium salts, replacing the sodium ions by lithium, is described. Also mentioned are developed work on chemical hardening of glass in liquids, with subsequent application of organosilicon protective coatings, use of ultrasound in chemical hardening of glass, chemical hardening and subsequent production of double sheet glass, with recycling of the etching agent, search for polymer coatings and methods of application of them to sheet and packaging glass and special purpose glass. A method now in production of horizontal tempering of automobile glass is mentioned.
- Ceramics, Refractories and Glass