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Strength of glass

Glass is a brittle material with varying strength. RISE will help you to measure, calculate, create specification of requirements or finding a suitable glass for your application. 

Stresses in glass
Photo: Maria Lang
Stresses in glass viewed in polariscope.

Get in contact with RISE for all types of enquiries concerning strength of glass. A selection of our services are listed below:

  • Strength testing
  • Impact strength with pendulum hammer
  • Thermal strengthening
  • Chemical strengthening
  • Stress measurements (residual stresses, annealing stresses or adaptability stresses)
  • Polarisation microscope
  • Thermal shock
  • Mounting of glass
  • Calculation of strength of glass
  • Load-carrying glass

More information

For more information please contact someone of our experts.

Contact person

Stefan Karlsson

Scientist PhD

+46 10 516 63 57
stefan.karlsson@ri.se

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