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3 Reasons to Use Waterjet Cutting

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A waterjet’s small stream size and controlled pressure makes it the ideal choice for cutting many materials. From shaped mirrors to cell phone panels to very thick materials, waterjet cutting is the go-to method for a variety of industry applications. Here are three reasons why manufacturers choose waterjet cutting for their projects Smoother Cutting A […]

Quartz/Fused Silica

Quartz vs. Fused Silica: What’s the Difference?


If your project demands high performance material, you may have more options than you think. Quartz, Fused Quartz and Fused Silica are all part of an extremely pure family of materials with high working and melting temperatures and superior optical properties as well as low coefficient of expansion. While they’re often used interchangeably, the fundamental […]

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Photonics, Optics and the Tech of the Future

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Swift Glass among the Region’s Optical and Photonics Specialists Vice President Joe Biden recently visited Rochester, the “optics capital of the world,” to announce that our region has been chosen to host a new $600-million Integrated Photonics Center. The creation of a national photonics institute means more than jobs and industrial growth; it’s the beginning […]

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Now Presenting: The Redesigned Swift Glass Website

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With so many advances in modern technology over the years, Swift Glass is proud to announce our own revolutionary development: a newly redesigned website. We have taken extreme care in providing an updated interface, with streamlined information about our products and the industries that we serve. Whether you are an engineer, designer, or procurement manager, […]

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What Makes Borofloat® Glass So Special?

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Borofloat® glass is one of the world’s most influential specialty glass materials, able to meet a huge range of the most technologically challenging applications. Borofloat’s® unique characteristics make it ideal for: Jobs that require extreme temperature and fluctuation in that operating temperature. Because of its low coefficientof thermal expansion, Borofloat® is the best choice for […]

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