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Introducing High Gloss Black Glass & High Gloss White Glass


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This looks promising :-)
I'm thinking about trying some kind of ashtray as a gift with this glass ...
#1 Václav Mazaný on 2010-06-22 16:45 (Reply)
It's always great to hear of new materials offered !

Could you elaborate on what you mean by 'stronger' ?
#2 Dizingof (Homepage) on 2010-06-22 18:33 (Reply)
I don't have any hard numbers on that I'm afraid. But because the emaille in effect adds another layer & the structure is more closed it becomes stronger. We've also noticed that the material is less fragile in handling.
#3 Joris on 2010-06-23 05:13 (Reply)
Does emaille mean enamel?

Hey Joris, how does this enamelling process work? Do you cover the 3D glass piece in fine glass powder and bake it, or is it a synthetic enamel process where you paint on the synthetic (plasic) enamel?

#4 T. Shawn Johnson on 2010-06-24 12:24 (Reply)
Hi Shawn,

The process for enameling we use is, painting it and then backing it again in a kiln.
So it not synthetic!

Peter Paul
#5 Peter Paul Cornelissen on 2010-06-24 18:43 (Reply)
Thanks Peter
#6 Whystler on 2010-06-24 19:09 (Reply)

How does the enamel-process affect the already limited translucency of the milky white matte glass?
Does it block light completely or does it still let some light through?

I'm thinking about how this material would work in a tea-candle holder or any form of lamp-screen.
Would I be better off with the original material or is the enameled material better?
#7 Tommy Strömgren on 2010-07-06 08:12 (Reply)
The additional enamel layers does make it all a bit less translucent so in that sense I would say to use the original material without the enamel. How ever the enamel layer also makes the material easier to use/ clean, stronger and it does not block the light completely.

I like your ideas! So keep me posted on you progress.

Cheers Peter Paul
#8 Peter Paul Cornelissen on 2010-07-06 09:04 (Reply)

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