Application Note

Chemical Strengthening vs. Heat Strengthening Of Glass Substrates

Exploring the possibilities of glass strengthening. Delve into a comparative analysis of chemical and heat strengthening techniques applied to soda lime and other glass substrates. Chemical strengthening, achieved through a sodium and potassium ion-exchange process, is ideal for thin display applications, maintaining high surface quality and enhancing strength. On the other hand, heat strengthening, suitable for thicker substrates, imparts increased thermal strength and a safety dicing break pattern, making it a crucial choice for specific applications. Explore the nuances of these processes and their impact on the durability and characteristics of strengthened glass.

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