Glass failure analysis

Learn how to analyse and interpret glass product failures with the experts in glass

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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