Patents and Publications

Patents

Mixture of Magnesite, Graphite, and Fine Particle Size Additive of Magnesium-Aluminum Alloy Coated with Magnesite, for Metallurgial Vessel Lining Bricks; Nonexplosive
Wiliam G. Slusser | Patent Number: 5,438,026 | August 1, 1995 | Indresco Inc. West Mifflin, PA 15122
Impact Sensor
Michael W. Davis; Leonard Weiland; Mark F. Zanella | Patent Number: 4,989,462 | February 5, 1991 | AGR International, Inc., Butler, PA 16001
Method and Apparatus for Testing Glassware
David R. Machak | Patent Number: 4,733,973 | March 29, 1988 | AGR International, Inc., Butler, PA 16001
Method for Applying an Inorganic Coating to a Glass Surface
J.H. Novak; G.L. Smay; J.S. Wasylyk | Patent Number: 4,261,722 | April 14, 1981 | AGR International, Inc., Butler, PA 16001
Method for Applying an Inorganic Titanium Coating to a Glass Surface
G.L. Smay; R.V. Caporali; R.D. Southwick | Patent Number: 3,926,604 | December 16, 1975 | AGR International, Inc., Butler, PA 16001

Publications

Fracture Analysis...Rely on Science, Not Guesswork
G.L. Smay; M.W. Davis | Glass Worldwide | 2014
How Tin Oxide Coatings Affect Closure Rusting
G.L. Smay | Glass Worldwide | 2011
Significance of Normalised Retardation Values in Stress Measurement
G.L. Smay | Glass Worldwide | 2010
Effects of Laser Coding on Glass Bottles and Its Effects on Performance of the Ware
M.W. Davis | Glass Worldwide | 2010
Glass Bottle Design and Performance
M.W. Davis | The Wiley Encyclopedia of Packaging Technology, 3rd Edition | 2009
Knowledge, the Key to Making Wise Decisions about Glass Container Performance and Problems
G.L. Smay | Glass Machinery Plants & Accessories | 2008
Practical Aspects of the Visco-elastic Behavior of Glass
G.L. Smay | Glass Machinery Plants & Accessories | 2008
Pressure Testing of Non-Pressure Ware
M.W. Davis | Glass Worldwide | 2007
Effect of Tin Oxide Coatings on Retardation Measurements of Cord Stresses in Glass Containers
G.L. Smay | Glass Industry | 2000
AFM Analysis of Hot-end Coatings on Glass Containers
G.L. Smay; Carlo G. Pantao; Vince J. Bojan | The Glass Researcher | 2000
Effect of Lightweighting on the Impact Performance of Lightweight, Non-Round Glass Containers
M.W. Davis | International Glass Journal | 1999
Optimum Thickness Distribution for Lightweight Glass Containers
M.W. Davis; A.R. Shott | Glass Technology | 1995
Bottle Strength Analysis
M.W. Davis | Glass | 1994
Fracture of Glass Containers
J.B. Kepple; J.S. Wasylyk | Fractography of Glass, Edited by RC Bradt & RE Tressler | 1994
The Effect of Lightweighting on the Impact Performance of Glass Containers Further Discussions
M.W. Davis | Glass Technology | 1993
Recessed Label Panels - Another View
M.W. Davis; A.R. Shott | Glastechnische Ber. | 1993
Fracture Diagnosis Improves Quality and Performance
M.J. Kovac; | Glass | 1992
Surface-Energy Determinations of Tin Oxide-Coated Soda-Lime-Silica Glass
G.L. Smay | Journal of the American Ceramic Society | 1988
Thermally Induced Fast Fracture in a Glass Double-Cantilever Beam Specimen
M.W. Davis; C.H. Popelar; Sunder H. Advani | Journal of the American Ceramic Society | 1988
Effects of Metal Oxide Coatings on the Strength of S-L-S Glass
M.W. Davis; G.L. Smay; J.S. Wasylyk | American Ceramic Society Bulletin | 1987
Computer Modelled Internal Pressure Strength Predictions for Refillable Glass Containers
B.O. Augustsson; J.S. Wasylyk; R.D. Southwick | Glastechnische Ber. | 1986
A Super-Lightweight Container is Feasible (Originally Don't Say Can't)
R.D. Southwick | Glass Industry | 1985
Optimization of the Glass Container Handling Process
M.J. Kovac; J.B. Kepple; L. Thompson | Glass | 1985
The Characteristics of High-temperature Resistant Organic Polymers and the Feasibility of their Use as Glass Coating Materials
G.L. Smay | Journal of Materials Science | 1985
Interactions of Organic Coatings with Metal Oxide Coatings and Glass Surfaces
G.L. Smay | Glass Technology | 1985
Parameters Affecting the Deposition of Tin Oxide onto Glass Surfaces and the Function of Tin Oxide when Overcoated with Polythylene in Minimizing Glass Frictive Damage
J.S. Wasylyk; G.L. Smay | Glastechnische Ber. | 1984
On the Static Fatigue Limit for Soda-Lime-Silica Glass
M.W. Davis; J.S. Wasylyk; R.D. Southwick | Glastechnische Ber. | 1983
A Critical Assessment of Lubricating and Damage Preventive Glass Coatings
G.L. Smay; J.S. Wasylyk; R.D. Southwick | Proceedings of the Third Toledo Glass and Ceramic Award Symposium, March 22, 1982 | 1982
Effects of Alkaline Solutions on Tin Oxide Coated Glass Surfaces
G.L. Smay; J.S. Wasylyk | Glass Technology | 1981
The Mechanical Properties of Films for the Protection of Glass Surfaces
R.D. Southwick; J.S. Wasylyk; G.L. Smay; J.B. Kepple; E.C. Smith; B.O. Augustsson | Thin Solid Films | 1981
Correlation Between the Electrical Resistivity of Tin Oxide Surface Coatings and their Microstructure
G.L. Smay | J. Non-Cryst. Solids | 1980
The Strength of Inorganic Glasses
R.E. Mould | Fundamental Phenomena in the Materials Science | 1967
Strength & Static Fatigue of Abraded Glass Under Controlled Ambient Conditions: IV, Effect of Surrounding Medium
R.E. Mould | Journal of the American Ceramic Society | 1961
The Effect of Chemical Composition on the Strength and Static Fatigue of Soda-Lime Glass
R.V. Caporali; Muneo Watanabe; R.E. Mould | Physics and Chemistry of Glasses | 1961
Strength & Static Fatigue of Abraded Glass Under Controlled Ambient Conditions: III, Aging of Fresh Abrasions
R.E. Mould | Journal of the American Ceramic Society | 1960
Strength & Static Fatigue of Abraded Glass Under Controlled Ambient Conditions: I , General Concepts and Apparatus
R.E. Mould; R.D. Southwick | Journal of the American Ceramic Society | 1959
Strength & Static Fatigue of Abraded Glass Under Controlled Ambient Conditions: II, Effect of Various Abrasions and the Universal Fatigue Curve
R.E. Mould; R.D. Southwick | Journal of the American Ceramic Society | 1959
Cross-bending Tests of Glass Fibers and the Limiting Strength of Glass
R.E. Mould | Journal of Applied Physics | 1958