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Engineers at the Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab hand-load chunks of glass into the mold. Almost 20 tons of glass are added this way before the lid will be closed and the furnace fired up to melt the glass.
Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab, The University of Arizona Engineers at the Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab hand-load chunks of glass into the mold. Almost 20 tons of glass are added this way before the lid will be closed and the furnace fired up to melt the glass.