Ceramic - Glass Technology Online Course


Instructor: Carl Frahme | Online | Product code: 22242K

Price: $705.00 Member Price: $582.00

Course Overview
This course is designed to give the student a basic understanding of glass technology. Major emphasis will be placed on production technology and glass properties. Also included are sections on commercial glass compositions; glass to metal seals; grinding and polishing; process control; and health and safety issues.

Course Outline:

Module I: General Considerations

1. Glass- An Unique Material
2. Compositions of Commercial Glasses
3. Glass Products
4. Manufacturing Flow Chart
5. Temperature Measurement

Module II: Glass Manufacturing Processes

6. Melting Furnaces
7. Forming Methods
8. Viscosity of Glass
9. Annealing of Glass
10. Tempering and Strengthening of Glass

Module III: Additional Technological Factors

11. Mechanical and Thermal Properties
12. Optical and Electrical Properties
13. Glass-to-Metal Seals
14. Grinding and Polishing of Glasses
15. Process Control
16. Health Hazards and Personnel Safety

Ceramics Course provided by The American Ceramic Society.

Continuing Education Units: 3.0