Glassblowing Products

Quartz Working Lenses Vs. Glass Working Lenses

Most quartz glassblowers need different glasses than those working with pyrex or art glass. Why is this? Safety Glasses for Quartz Working Quartz melts at a higher temperature than art glass, and it doesn’t emit yellow sodium flare. Most other scientific glass and art glass emits some amount of sodium flare under a torch, but with quartz all you need to worry about is infrared (and the simple brightness of the torch) when shopping for safety eyewear.There are instances, however, when quartzworkers will use other materials as part of a larger quartz piece. In these instances, they generally need a

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