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Glass Milling Equipment and Techniques

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Milling is an effective top-down process for producing glass powders with particle sizes ranging from nanoscale to micron-size. This article provides a guide to some of the milling processes Mo-Sci uses to produce our range of specialty glass powders.

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Glass 101: Fused Silica vs. Quartz

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The list of terms used to describe various silica-based materials is long, confusing, and often misunderstood. In this article, we take a close look at the unique properties of quartz and fused silica, and clear up some of the confusion surrounding these terms.

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Sealing Glass Selection Guide

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Learn about the different types of sealing glass and the key parameters to consider when selecting a sealing glass for your application.

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Sealing Glass Applications

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Offering tunable properties, t stability under thermal cycling, and resistance to chemical attack; sealing glasses are used to produce reliable hermetic seals between glass, metal, and ceramic components.

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Glass 101: Glass Annealing

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The process of annealing glass relieves internal stresses, which could otherwise leave it susceptible to cracking or shattering in response to minor mechanical or thermal shock.

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Cold Crucible Induction Melting

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Cold crucible induction melting offers many advantages over conventional techniques, including higher process temperatures, the ability to handle corrosive or reactive materials, and the production of ultra-pure semiconductors, oxides, and metals.

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Using Glass for Radiation Shielding

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Certain types of glass offer excellent shielding against radiation, making them indispensable for applications in medicine and the nuclear industry.

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Controlled Pore Glass Manufacturing and Applications

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Controlled pore glass (CPG) is uniquely suited to numerous filtering, sensing, and bioscience applications due to its structure and surface area. This article explores CPG manufacturing techniques and applications.

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In Loving Memory of Ted Day

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The Mo-Sci, ETS Wound Care, and Bekeson Glass families are deeply saddened by the loss of our beloved friend and leader, Ted Day. He will be greatly missed by his family, friends, colleagues, and employees.

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The Sol-Gel Manufacturing Process

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Sol-gel techniques offer a low-temperature alternative to traditional melt-quenching and can be used to produce materials with incredibly broad applications.

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