How is glass made and where does glass come from?
How is glass made and where does it come from?
Glass is one of the most popular building materials nowadays. In fact, it’s one of the most basic material that widely used nowadays. Glass is practical and we use it for all kind of purposes like technological and decorative usage. But, where does glass come from and how is it made?
The process is not that complicated. We make this material by melting together particular minerals at very high temperatures. The main ingredient is silica in the form of stand which furthermore, is combined with limestone and soda ash. Then they all are melted in furnace at 1700°C.
Naturally, other materials can be added if we want certain properties and produce different colours. In addition, glass can also be heat-treated, coated, decorated and engraved. Check out the process!