Introduction Transparent glass tiles were mounted to the surface a new swimming pool. These tiles were set onto the walls and floor of the pool using a white thin set mortar. After installation the pool walls where defect free. However, some time after the pool was filled with water many of the tiles showed cracks. […]
Read Consulting glass experts were asked to determine the root cause of window failures at a recently built hotel. Over the period of two to three years, the windows began to appear as if they were dirty with a swirly pattern. Attempts to clean off the “dirt” were unsuccessful. As a result a number of […]
California Glass Failure Expert performs failure analysis of wine bottle revealing a manufacturing defect. In this case, the root cause is a piece of unmelted glass.
California Glass Failure Expert performs analysis on an exploding beer bottle. Failure analysis demonstrates that previous damage caused the delayed failure.
California Glass Failure Expert analyses failures of heated automobile rear view mirrors. During the start of the scribe and break process, the scribe tool would crush the glass. This crush initiated the thermal stress failure.