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Glass is a multitalented material

Glass is the only man-made material to have been in use for many thousands of years. It plays many important roles in our everyday lives, in research and science, in modern architecture and in future sectors. New applications are being discovered all the time for the universal material of glass.

History & development

Glass is a material that has been around for a very long time already and it would be impossible to imagine our lives without it.


The constituents of glass

Glass is made exclusively from natural or nature-identical, inorganic raw materials.


Glass production

Glass is produced in a six-stage process from batch mixing to packaging.


Types of glass

There are many different types of glass. They are usually categorised according to their chemical composition.


Glass properties

Glass is a material with many positive and practical properties, which is why it can be used for a wide range of applications.