The Molten and The Man – A Glass Story

The most familiar form of glass is the silica-based material made use of for windows, containers and decorative items. The fundamental ingredients of glass consist of silica, ash as well as lime. From these fundamental components, a variety of glass could be formed. Float or stiff glass, molten glass, plate glass, tempered glass, laminated glass, self cleansing glass are some ranges of glass.

At an early age, natural glass (obsidian glass) developed from volcanic magma is utilized. To early man, obsidian glass was extremely uncommon and also useful commodity. Obsidian glass is made use of as a glaze for ceramic until the technique of glass blowing was created in the very first century.