We are pleased to announce our “Sand to Shelf: Essentials of Glass Containers” webinar, a six-session course offering a comprehensive overview of what you need to know about glass containers, covering the highlights of glass as a material, container manufacturing, filling, testing, design, and fracture analysis.

Attendees will gain an appreciation for glass as a material and how it can be used to manufacture high quality glass containers, avoid defects and analyze breakage.

Topics to be covered:

•    What is glass?

•    Overview of glass container manufacturing

•    Loads experienced during a container’s life cycle

•    How container design affects performance

•    Glass strength

•    Container manufacturing flaws

•    Glass container testing and evaluation

•    Basics of fracture analysis

The Six session course begins Tuesday September 1 and will being conducted on each Tuesday and Thursday for three weeks. Each session is approximately 2 hours pending live questions and answers.

Dates are:

Sessions 1 and 2: Tuesday Sept 1 and Thursday Sept 3

Sessions 3 and 4: Tuesday Sept 8 and Thursday Sept 10

Sessions 5 and 6: Tuesday Sept 15 and Thursday Sept 17

All sessions begin at 9:00 AM EDT/13:00 GMT.

The webinar will be conducted live by Bill Slusser, AGR Director of Research, and Dr. Brandon Aldinger, AGR Senior Scientist.

All six sessions will be recorded and will be available for future viewing.

Cost for all six sessions is $650 USD.

Register HERE.