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August 18, 2019, 06:49:20 PM


Author Topic: Exploding glass with high-speed camera - really rather fascinating!  (Read 543 times)

Offline zubbuz

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Very cool!  8)
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The mile per second speed of the fracture is mind blowing. But... now... think about the speed of det-cord like they use to "slice" concrete columns in old buildings, that stuff burns at a rate of FOUR miles a second!!

Glass is weird stuff to say the least. It's not even an actual solid, supposedly. It flows so slow that windows will thicken at the bottom over hundreds of years. It has no organized crystal structure like most metals. That's why it gets plastic when it heats up; there's no melting point. Metals just suddenly turn to liquid at some point, but not glass.

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The mile per second speed of the fracture is mind blowing. But... now... think about the speed of det-cord like they use to "slice" concrete columns in old buildings, that stuff burns at a rate of FOUR miles a second!!

Glass is weird stuff to say the least. It's not even an actual solid, supposedly. It flows so slow that windows will thicken at the bottom over hundreds of years. It has no organized crystal structure like most metals. That's why it gets plastic when it heats up; there's no melting point. Metals just suddenly turn to liquid at some point, but not glass.
Yeah it is quite impressive

And I agree - glass is a very interesting substance, and this just makes it more interesting...
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Interesting!
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