Glassflake: A Reinforcing Agent in 3D Printing

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Molecular Engineering – Perfecting Glass Composition

Silicate glasses are named as such because it is the empirical SiO2 unit that forms the majority of the glass structure. Silica is there for referred to as the network former. Unlike...

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Glass Formulations: Tailored for Every Environment

Borosilicate glass formulations give enhanced physical and chemical durability compared to soda-lime glasses commonly encountered as commercial container glasses. Borosilicate glasses are also frequently encountered in everyday life in the form of...

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Glass Blowing

Glass Technology & Chemistry: Then & Now

Glassflake’s Nanoflake range is the result of a number innovations in both process engineering, glass technology and chemical design. In a previous LinkedIn post, we described some of the raw materials used...

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Glassflake Ltd manufacture glass flakes made from a special borosilicate glass and other types of glass. This glass, manufactured with thickness grades between 350 nm and 1μm is used extensively in the...

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Additive Manfacturing Printer

Glassflake Additive Manufacturing

The latest advancements in glass flake manufacturing and process make this material an ideal performance additive for 3D printed components. Additive manufacturing is a rapidly growing area, forecast to increase in value...

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Aerospace Applications

Glassflake has an extensive history of use through aerospace composites and coatings. The high aspect ratio of glassflake, with associated high surface area, provide performance enhancement to a range of aerospace components....

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Case Study – Gas Platform

A recent approval for glassflake in a polyurethane coating has lead to the material now being applied on the deck areas of gas platform. The platform will be located in Malaysia, in...

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Protective Coatings

The protective coatings market has been a major consumer of glassflake materials for many decades now. In fact, the very first glassflake produced in Leeds, UK by Glassflake Ltd was supplied to...

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Glassflake powder coatings

Powder Coatings

With advanced manufacturing technology for glassflake, the material is now much thinner and more consistent than previously possible. The thinner flakes, especially so around 1 micron of thickness, are ideal for use...

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