flint glass


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flint glass

glass that contains lead oxide instead of lime to increase index of refraction; used in reading segments of fused bifocal lenses.
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We're able to achieve the same transparent flint glass look as normal flint glass by using a formula made up of 90% recycled materials," says Chamlou.
Producers of this style vastly prefer clear or pale flint glass bottles to showcase the diversity of colors.
Crown glass is harder than flint glass, with a lower index of refraction and lower dispersion.
The flint glass showcases the colorful product inside, which coordinates with the color scheme of the pressure-sensitive label and closure.
Before taking office 17 years ago, the Republican mayor was president of the local American Flint Glass Workers union at Overmeyer Mold Corp.
CVDLs utilizing AO cells made from flint glass deliver a maximum delay of 7 [micro]s, but delays greater than 50 [micro]s are achieved with tellurium dioxide (Te[O.
Flint glass (containing lead) produced a rather wider spectrum than crown glass (ordinary window glass) did.
The three unions that signed the contracts-the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, the International Union of Electronics Workers, and the American Flint Glass Workers-conducted joint bargaining coordinated by the Industrial Union Department of the AF|-CIO.
Melting of green glass is more difficult as compared to flint glass because of its associated heat absorption and radiation problems.
Havana Beverages are also available in 12-ounce, clear flint glass bottles which feature hand-drawn labels to reflect the company's Cuban heritage.
Verescence offers flint glass, colored glass, and NEO infinite glass (the first premium clear glass composed of 90% recycled materials).
Both styles are available in Bordeaux or Burgundy bottle styles in two colors: extra-white flint glass or antique green.