Glass – Shaping and Joining


Engineering Studies – P4 Biomedical Engineering – Materials and Manufacturing

This topic introduces manufacturing methods used to shape glass products and the ways that glass can be joined.

Key Concepts

  • Glass- types and laminates
  • Shaping methods for glass
  • Joining methods for glass

Discussion Questions

  1. Explain the properties of glass that make it suitable for many biomedical applications.
  2. Describe the structure of glass.
  3. Describe a shaping method used for a glass in an example biomedical product.
  4. Describe joining methods used for glass.



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