"Opal glasses are well known from use in such forms as ointment jars, lighting globes, wall panelling [sic], and decorative effects in glass vases. Cryolite, fluorspar, and sodium fluosilicate are used in varying proportions in most glasses of this type. Since little is known of the mechanism of crystallization in opal glass, there is a definite need of gathering further information on this subject. This information is of particular interest to the manufacturers whose products consist of this type of glass. Further information would aid in control of the characteristics desired and perhaps would allow a more economical control"--Introduction, page .
Planje, Theodore J., 1919-1980
Materials Science and Engineering
M.S. in Ceramic Engineering
Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy
v, 112 pages
© 1950 William C. Rous, Jr, All rights reserved.
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Rous, William C., "An experimental study of crystallization in opal glass" (1950). Masters Theses. 4885.