Minerals, Metals, and Other Materials

Man-Made Products

How is bulletproof glass made?

Bulletproof glass is composed of two sheets of plate glass with a sheet of transparent resin in between, molded together under heat and pressure. When subjected to a severe blow, it will crack without shattering. Today’s bulletproof glass is a development of laminated or safety glass, invented by the French chemist Edouard Benedictus (1878–1930). It is basically a multiple lamination of glass and plastic layers.


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