Glass Russia Magazine interviews AGR about new Testing Lab in Delft

Glass Russia Magazine interviewed AGR’s Aleksander Broda, Commercial Manager, as he outlines his new role with the new American Glass Research testing lab in Delft, The Netherlands. Broda breaks the AGR services into two major categories: Reactive and Pro-Active.

Peter de Haan, Manager of AGR Research Europe, provides an overview of all services provided and the benefits to the European glass community. Click HERE to download the article written in Russian with the English translation.

New White Paper Published on Scratching of Glass

We recently published a White Paper entitled “Scratching of glass by metals: The hardness question revisited” written by Peter de Haan and Gary Smay which appeared in Glass Worldwide. The white paper presents the results of investigations that show soft as well as hard metals can create damage on glass surfaces. If you would like to download this paper visit our White Paper Library or click HERE.

AGR issues Q2 e-Newsletter

Our just released Q2 e-Newsletter raises some very interesting questions: Did you know … Gold can be used to make ruby red glass? Or glass can be made from the by-product of steel making?

Read more in our just released Q2 e-Newsletter and if you like it, you can subscribe for free to future issues. Click here:

AGR invited to "Nipro Experience Days" Event

AGR’s Senior Scientist, Dr.  Brandon Aldinger, was recently invited to the exclusive “Nipro’s Experience Days” event in Philadelphia.  He witnessed the unveiling of Nipro’s new Vialex technology for increased chemical durability of pharmaceutical vials. Plant tours showed the process in action at Nipro’s nearby vial conversion and tubing manufacturing facilities. Brandon is an instructor of AGR’s “Testing and Fracture Diagnosis of Pharmaceutical Glassware” seminar. Click here to learn more about our next Pharm breakage seminar Sept. 25-27 on our Butler, PA, USA campus.