Overview

All reports about DURAN®

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Research
The Neutrino Hunters
How was outer space created? What processes occur in suns and supernovae? What happens in black holes? Many of these fundamental questions that have long been the subject of research have close ties with the universe. [more]




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Mirror Substrate
Exploring Space
In 1903 SCHOTT supplied the first mirror substrate of a larger dimension for a telescope. Ever since, astronomical mirrors made by SCHOTT have been making decisive contributions to the exploration of the universe. Here are some highlights of the past 100 years. [more]


Glass Artists
Each Piece is Unique
Glass artists around the world work with “Duran” borosilicate glass produced by Schott-Rohrglas. In England alone, the company has some 100 customers who are glassblowers. One exam-ple is Lichfield Studio Glass in Rugeley, near Birmingham. [more]


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Neutrinos
Breakthrough Under Ground
Do neutrinos change type as they travel from the sun to the Earth? Scientists at the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory have answered this key question of physics, using special glass from SCHOTT. [more]


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Materials
Superior Results Through Concerted Efforts
Man’s utilization of the material glass goes back more than 5000 or 6000 years – and yet this most astonishing of materials is still offering an enormous wealth of innovative potential which we're only just beginning to discover. [more]


2002 Olympic Winter games
The Flame from Within
The torch carrying the Olympic flame to the 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City, Utah is crowned with borosilicate glass from SCHOTT. [more]


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Technical Glass Beads
Completely Perfect
Mixing beads for insulin cylinder ampoules are one of the special products manufactured by Sigmund Lindner (SiLi) GmbH. The beads are manufactured from special glass rods made by SCHOTT-Rohrglas. [more]


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Special glass mini-tubes
A Revolution in weaving
The Swiss textile machinery manufacturer Sulzer Textil has achieved a quantum leap in weaving technology with a new multi-phase weaving machine for standard fabrics. High precision “Duran” glass mini-tubes ensure problem-free processing of the weft yarn. [more]


Glass art
Light in tubes
Special glass tubing from SCHOTT is used by the Swiss glass artist and graphic designer, Josef Andraska, to create glowing spatial objects. [more]


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Light Architecture
Floating Sculpture
Internationally renowned architects, designers and engineers have collaborated to create the world’s largest light sculpture. It is made with “Duran” from SCHOTT. [more]