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Fiber-reinforced glass
Collaborations on Composites
After the glass industry, the aluminum industry has now discovered “Fortadur,” a fiber-reinforced glass produced by SCHOTT Medica. New research findings give reason to believe that this family of composites has a promising future. [more]

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Mont Blanc tunnel
Seeing the Light in Case of Emergency
The Mont Blanc tunnel reopened for traffic on March 9, 2002 introducing new installations to provide greater safety. One feature is, for example, an escape tunnel with a lighting system constructed with SCHOTT glass. [more]

Anti-reflective “Conturan” glass
Driven to Perfection
With its new “Phaeton” model, the German car manufacturer VW has introduced its first luxury-class sedan to the market. Anti-reflective “Conturan” glass from SCHOTT Spezialglas AG, Standort Grünenplan allowed greater freedom in the design. [more]

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Good connection
In microsystems technology, complex electronic and mechanical structures are brought together in a very tiny space. Special glasses from SCHOTT are also used in this future-oriented technology: as stabilizers and insulators. [more]

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Automotive Electronics
Sensor Improves Visibility
A high tech sensor installed in a car activates windshield wipers when needed, offering additional riding comfort and improved safety. Coated optical filters from SCHOTT are located inside the measuring system and provide accurate signal detection. [more]