Weighs about 50 percent less than ordinary glass
Helmond, Netherlands-based Glass Deco International recently introduced a new glass that it claims, tongue-in-cheek, is most definitely not “a breakthrough” technology.
At the Business Jet Interiors World Expo in February, Frans van Hapert offered visitors a hammer and an opportunity to take a hearty swing at a sample of what the company has trademark registered as Aviation Glass. By the time the two-day show closed, the pane of glass was still intact–not a chip, not a crack, not a break. In fact, van Hapert had even placed samples on the floor and walked on them repeatedly, with the same result.
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