How is the glass made?
The making of window made part of the mirror-making sub-sectors. VS’is a process that consists of mixing silica with fluxes such as lime or soda. The goal is to lower the temperature. After adding water and cullet, the mixture is brought to a temperature of 1,550 degrees.
To get some flat glassfor example a window, we use the “float” process: the glass molten is cast on a bath of molten tin. By floating on the flat surface of the liquid, the ribbon of glass is stretched and cooled. Around 500°C, it becomes almost solid.
This liquid is the vitreous, also called the vitreous body. What is the vitreous? It is a kind of gelatinous liquid that fills the cavity of the eye, at the back of the lens. It is colorless and transparent. It is identical in composition to the cornea.
Glazing is glass framed in a window frame. We often use the term glazing instead of glass in the field of construction, because it is the whole that must be placed, analyzed, designed…
Light through patterned glass: red comes from a roof, green from a lawn. July 2021. A pane is a sheet of transparent material (often glass, but also Plexiglas). It is used in particular within the windows. Glazing is glass framed in a window frame.
In addition, one of the risks is to see the vitreous retract, and thus lower the tension of the eye. It is a common problem, related to age (especially in cases of pre-existing myopia) or inflammation of the eye (uveitis).