FREE SIGHT GLASS STRENGTH WHITE PAPER
Manufacturers of sight glasses use different combinations of metal and glass. Which are the strongest and safest? Users must sort through the controversies surrounding the relative merits of each. These controversies are compounded by misunderstandings of the role of compression on the glass element and the strength of the bond between the metal and the glass. This technical paper compares the two most common combinations and gives the methodology for calculating their strength.
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