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Failure Analysis - Wine Bottle

Failure Analysis - Wine Bottle

The remains of a broken wine bottle were received by Glass Technology Services Ltd and the customer, a prominent UK brand, requested to know the reason for the failure of the bottle. While the body of the bottle was intact, the neck was broken into 3 pieces. In addition, the cork, which had also been supplied, was noted to feature a hole running... Read More


Foreign Body Analysis - Cosmetics and Beauty

Foreign Body Analysis - Cosmetics and Beauty

A salon brand received a serious injury complaint from a consumer where it was reported that glass had been found within an anti-aging cream. Concerned about an expensive recall, the glass particle was retrieved and sent for urgent foreign body analysis, along with the glass packaging for comparison. How did GTS help? Foreign Body Analysis... Read More


Quality Assessment - Retail

Quality Assessment - Retail

A high street name requested routine quality assessment of a new product line, as a case of due diligence. How did GTS help? During the quality assessment, the annealing assessment revealed the presence of high levels of residual stress, which led to the products fracturing when lightly scratched.   Benefit to the Client With this... Read More


Failure Investigation - Cafetiere (French Press)

Failure Investigation - Cafetiere (French Press)

A well-known cookware brand received a customer complaint that a glass cafetiere ('French Press') "exploded" whilst full of hot liquid and needed to know the cause of the failure. The company needed to understand whether this was a genuine failure and whether there may be any problems with the product making it unsuitable for market,... Read More


Foreign Bodies found within Drinks Bottles

Foreign Bodies found within Drinks Bottles

A number of glass fragments had been reported to be present within two bottles; the brand owner had checked the densities of the fragments and bottles prior to sending them to us for independent review and the samples were noted to be a match, indicating that they were from the same source.  At this point the brand owner was most interested... Read More


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