How Glass is made


By: Ramtin Hodaei

Have you ever wondered how glass is made? well this is the process. Glass is made  by melting together several minerals at very high temperatures. Silica in the form of sand is the main ingredient and this is combined with soda ash and limestone and melted in a furnace at temperatures of 1700°C. Other materials can be added to produce different colors or properties. This is related to engineering because people make glass it doesn’t just form.

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