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Damage-tolerant glass tougher and stronger than steel

By Rob Aid
One Comment13 January 2011

damage-tolerant-glassAfter writing about bird-protection glass and blast-resistant glass, here’s an article about glass which is stronger and tougher than steel. A new type of damage-tolerant metallic glass has been developed and tested by a collaboration of researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the California Institute of… »


Better blast-resistant glass with a layer of fibers embedded in plastic

By Damir Beciri
13 September 2009

blast-resistant-glass-blast-compilationTo protect from potential terrorist attacks, federal buildings and other critical infrastructures are made with special windows that contain blast-resistant glass. However, that kind of glass is thick and expensive. Researchers at University of Missouri are developing and testing a new type of blast-resistant glass that will be thinner, lighter and less vulnerable to small-scale… »