Glass Failure Analysis

Learn about glass strength, damage and an analytical approach to failure investigation with the experts in glass at Glass Technology Services Ltd.

This three-day technical course is aimed at glass technologists, quality assurance and product complaints professionals and features a combination of technical presentations, practical exercises, case-studies and practical investigations to help delegates understand glass strength, weaknesses, failure and interpretation of evidence to determine causation.


  • Introduction to glass strength
  • Fracture Markings
  • Breakage Origins
  • Breakage Patterns
  • Impact Failures
  • Internal Pressure Failures
  • Thermal Failures
  • Hydrodynamic Failures
  • Vertical Load Failures
  • Practical investigation exercises
  • Conclusions


Glass Technology Services Ltd  9 Churchill Way, Chapeltown, Sheffield, S35 2PY, United Kingdom

Free on-site parking available.


  • 16-18 April 2019
  • 15-17 October 2019

Booking and further information

For further information or to book a place please email us or call +44 (0) 114 290 1801.

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