SAND TO SHELF: ESSENTIALS OF GLASS CONTAINERS WEBINAR
We are pleased to announce our “Sand to Shelf: Essentials of Glass Containers” webinar, a six-session course offering a comprehensive overview of what you need to know about glass containers. It covers the highlights of glass as a material, container manufacturing, filling, testing, design, and fracture analysis.
Attendees will gain an appreciation for glass as a material and how it can be used to manufacture high quality glass containers, avoid defects and analyze breakage.
Topics to be covered:
- What is glass?
- Overview of glass container manufacturing
- Loads experienced during a container's life cycle
- How container design affects performance
- Glass strength
- Container manufacturing flaws
- Glass container testing and evaluation
- Basics of fracture analysis
The six-session course begins Tuesday September 1 and will being conducted on each Tuesday and Thursday for three weeks. Each session is approximately 1 to 1.5 hours partially dependent on the time utilized for live questions and answers.
All Start times are 9:00 AM EDT (13:00 GMT). Dates are:
Session 1: Tues Sep 1
Session 2: Thurs Sep 3
Session 3: Tues Sep 8
Session 4: Thurs Sep 10
Session 5: Tues Sep 15
Session 6: Thurs Sep 17
The webinar will be conducted live by Bill Slusser, AGR Director of Research, and Dr. Brandon Aldinger, AGR Senior Scientist.
All six sessions will be recorded and will be available for future viewing.
Cost for all six sessions is $650 USD.
Registration is now available HERE.