Sanjeev Khanna, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering in the MU College of Engineering inspects the blast-resistant glass
The blast-resistant glass before...
and after being subjected to a small-scale explosion
After the test the glass is cracked, but not broken
Conventional blast-resistant glass is more than an inch thick and expensive, but researchers are developing and testing a new type of blast-resistant glass that is less than one-half of an inch thick, lighter and yet less vulnerable to small-scale explosions.
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