Although visually undesirable, glass surface conditions like scratches and blemishes may or may not be structurally significant for a given application.
In this episode of WJE's "Solving for Why" series, WJE instrumentation specialist Roger Pelletier demonstrates a vacuum chamber test: loading a glass window to failure to determine whether noted surface conditions significantly affected the glass's structural integrity.
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WJE's Janney Technical Center provides a wide range of chemical, petrographic, metallurgical, environmental, and structural testing capabilities to our clients. Take a look inside our laboratories as WJE experts walk through some of the tests we regularly perform to solve our clients' built world problems.
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