In his role as technical manager at Glass Technology Services, Daniel is responsible for running the glass properties and environmental departments. He is NEBOSH trained and acts as the site’s health and safety manager. 

Daniel has a BEng in Materials Engineering and over 20 years’ experience working with glass. He is a specialist in glass analysis and focuses on XRF and SEM work in particular. He is experienced in both the analysis of and remedial actions for hot glass defects such as stones, cord and bubbles.  

Daniel is also experienced in glass formulation, especially glass durability, and he works with the United States Pharmacopeia on method development. 

Writings by Daniel Capon:

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Furthering understanding and expertise in pharmaceutical delamination and performance

Glass Technology Services has joined the International Commission on Glass’ (ICG) Technical Committee (TC12) for Pharmaceutical Packaging in order to share their knowledge and experience dealing with a wide range of pharmaceutical glassware and exchange understanding, skills and learn from a wider group of peers and technical experts. The overall aim of the technical committee is to work collaboratively to increase understanding, standards and, ultimately, the prevention of the ‘phenomena’ of glass surface delamination.

Daniel Capon
Unexplained glass failure - don’t jump to inclusion conclusions
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Unexplained glass failure - don’t jump to inclusion conclusions

Nickel Sulphide (NiS) inclusions are a known issue for toughened glass, but Glass Technology Services urges property owners and insurers not to assume that a NiS inclusion is the cause of an unexplained breakage.

Daniel Capon
Recycling using glass cullet
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Recycling using glass cullet

Head of Analytical and Glass Technology, Daniel Capon outlines one challenge affecting the industry and calls for a joined-up approach to finding a solution.

Daniel Capon
Is delamination clouding the bigger picture?
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Is delamination clouding the bigger picture?

The focus on delamination could be clouding the bigger picture and narrowing options for more cost-effective solutions

Daniel Capon

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