Accession Number : ADD008506

Title :   Method and Apparatus for Tempering Glass.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Wickey,William E ; Vinansky,George

Report Date : 19 Jan 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : Open ended glassware is tempered by heating it almost to the softening point and then placing it in a gaseous tempering apparatus in which the inverted glassware is supported and cushioned on a stream of chilling gas directed at it from below, while another stream of chilling gas is directed at its exterior surfaces from above. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Glass, *Tempering, Softening points, Cooling, Containers, Openings, Resistance, Cracking(Fracturing)

Subject Categories : Ceramics, Refractories and Glass

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE