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Number: 65/114
Name: Glass manufacturing > Processes > Glass preform treating > Tempering
Description: Processes involving heating a glass preform to near the softening point under rigorous control and rapidly cooling the glass from such point to set up compressive stresses in the glass surface.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
65/115 Differential or localized 70
65/116 Quenching in liquid bath 35

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8656741 Base cooling nozzle for a post-manufacture glass container thermal strengthening station Feb. 25, 2014
8656742 Bottom cooler for a post-manufacture glass container thermal strengthening station Feb. 25, 2014
8650911 Method and apparatus for heating glass Feb. 18, 2014
8650908 Post-manufacture glass container thermal strengthening on a conveyor Feb. 18, 2014
8590873 Method and device for restraining movement of continuously traveling glass sheet Nov. 26, 2013
8534096 Quench station and method for formed glass sheet quenching Sep. 17, 2013
8381547 Air-cooling/tempering apparatus for glass sheet, and air-cooling/tempering method Feb. 26, 2013
8347651 Method of separating strengthened glass Jan. 8, 2013
8322162 Method of heating glass panels for tempering and apparatus applying the method Dec. 4, 2012
8316668 Composite magnetic recording medium Nov. 27, 2012
8234883 Apparatus and method for tempering glass sheets Aug. 7, 2012
8234884 Air-cooling/tempering apparatus and air-cooling/tempering method for a glass sheet Aug. 7, 2012
8074473 Method for quenching formed glass sheets Dec. 13, 2011
8028543 Tempering bent glass sheets Oct. 4, 2011
7954340 Synthetic quartz glass substrate for excimer lasers and making method Jun. 7, 2011
7805962 Device and method for thermally pre-stressing elongated hollow objects Oct. 5, 2010
7694532 System and method for tempering glass containers Apr. 13, 2010
7484386 Method and apparatus for controlling a treatment process in safety glass production Feb. 3, 2009
7448232 Convection heating furnace for a tempered glass sheet Nov. 11, 2008
7363777 Closed cassette and method for heat treating glass sheets Apr. 29, 2008
7316131 Air-cooling and tempering apparatus and air-cooling and tempering method for a glass sheet Jan. 8, 2008
7287401 System and method for cylindrically forming glass sheets Oct. 30, 2007
7231787 Apparatus and method for bending and/or tempering glass Jun. 19, 2007
7213415 Method for producing air-quench-toughened glass plate May. 8, 2007
7155937 Method and device for bending a glass sheet Jan. 2, 2007
7128944 Method for making thermally tempered glass comprising a non-abrasive, porous, SiO.sub.2 antireflection layer Oct. 31, 2006
7081178 Glass panel Jul. 25, 2006
7082260 Apparatus and method for bending and/or tempering glass Jul. 25, 2006
6986268 Method for the preparation of plate glass having low residual stress Jan. 17, 2006
6921546 Antimicrobial glass and glass-like products and method of preparing same Jul. 26, 2005
6901774 Air-cooling/tempering device for a glass plate Jun. 7, 2005
6881485 Tempered glass sheet and method therefor Apr. 19, 2005
6857290 Method of applying barrier coatings to glass panels Feb. 22, 2005
6845634 Method for fabricating thallium-doped GRIN lens Jan. 25, 2005
6827977 Method of making window unit including diamond-like carbon (DLC) coating Dec. 7, 2004
6826929 Method for simultaneously heating and cooling glass to produce tempered glass Dec. 7, 2004
6796144 System and method for glass processing and temperature sensing Sep. 28, 2004
6782718 Method of making matchable low-E I.G units and laminates Aug. 31, 2004
6776008 Method and apparatus for heating glass Aug. 17, 2004
6756330 Knitted fabric of steel fibers with increased number of stitches Jun. 29, 2004
6722160 Method for air-cooled reinforcing of glass sheet Apr. 20, 2004
6718798 Method for forming heated glass sheets Apr. 13, 2004
6656597 Laminated glass and glass plate used for producing laminated glass Dec. 2, 2003
6641689 Vacuum IG window unit with peripheral seal at least partially diffused at temper Nov. 4, 2003
6609394 Method for producing air-quench-toughened glass plate Aug. 26, 2003
6574992 Method and device for curving and tempering a glass sheet Jun. 10, 2003
6516634 Strengthening, crack arrest and multiple cracking in brittle materials using residual stresses Feb. 11, 2003
6513348 Quench station and method for quenching formed glass sheets Feb. 4, 2003
6490888 Semi-convective forced air method for tempering low "E" coated glass Dec. 10, 2002
6470711 Furnace for heat treatments of glass sheets Oct. 29, 2002

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