Glass failure analysis - October 2024

10 October 2024 - 11 October 2024

Delivered by experts from Glass Technology Services Ltd, the two day ‘Glass failure analysis’ technical course includes an introduction to glass strength, understanding and interpreting fracture markings, recognising fracture patterns, identification of failure origins and an analytical approach to understanding the mode of failure, weakening features and primary and secondary causes of product failure. The course features extensive practical sessions, product reconstruction and analysis. 

Who is it for?

Aimed at anyone dealing with manufacture, quality control or complaints for glass products, packaging and facilities. Prime candidates include:

•    Glass technologists
•    QA/QC personnel
•    Customer complaints
•    Insurance assessors

What will be covered?

Theoretical and practical sessions across the three day will cover:

•    Introduction to glass strength
•    Fracture Markings
•    Breakage Origins
•    Breakage Patterns
•    Impact Failures
•    Internal Pressure Failures
•    Thermal Failures
•    Hydrodynamic Failures
•    Vertical Load Failures
•    Investigation exercises

When is it?

This two-day course will take place on the 10 and 11 October 2024 from 9.30-15.00

Where will it be held?

British Glass
9 Churchill Way,
Chapeltown, Sheffield, S35 2PY

Just off junction 35a/36 of the M1.

Free parking available.

What does it cost?

British Glass members – £1300
Non-members – £1665

(All prices are per person excluding VAT)

How can I book?

Please email to book your place.