Public Safety, Comments on the Nature of the Safety Glass Failure: There is a misconception that tempered glass is safe because it breaks into small cubes when it breaks. This is true if the glass is broken by impact from a direction perpendicular to the surface of the glass piece (i.e. someone walking into a […]
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California factory safety expert has recently been involved in several assignments which are related to injuries in manufacturing facilities. The lesson here is for each employer to have in place specific lock down/ tag out procedures. All repair technicians should be trained on how to implement these procedures. Also, the procedures should include instructions for […]
Summary: California Glass Failure Expert Discusses surface stresses encountered with tempered and heat strengthened glass. Root cause failure analysis of a tempered glass basketball backboard. Included are the fracture origin and a discussion of the effect of surface stresses on tempered glass fracture. Click Here to read the full article