Japanese scientists develop “unbreakable” glass from alumina

By Liz Gyekye
Published: Monday, 02 November 2015

Scientists have created a new containerless processing technique to create a new type of glass made from alumina that could lead to the development of a new generation of windows in buildings and cars.

Researchers from the University of Tokyo’s Institute of Industrial Science have developed a new type of glass almost as strong as steel that could help in the creation of substantially tougher tableware and windows.

"We will establish a way to mass-produce the new material shortly," University of Tokyo assistant professor,...

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