Abstract

Glass is amongst the most inert of common substances. Factors which influence its chemical resistance are: chemical composition; contact time; temperature; pH of attacking agent; previous history of the glass, i.e. mode of production; annealing; special treatments; and storage conditions. These influences are not necessarily to the same degree for different types of glass.

Keywords

Zinc Zirconia Silicate Lithium Cobalt 

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  • V. Tingle

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