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glass tubing

glass tubing

glass tubing

does anyone know how to get the "BOW" out of glass tubing when pulling...Im pulling a very soft lead glass into tubes about .154 diameter and i cant seem to get the bow out of the rod . any hints??????
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If you are worried about the sagging due to gravity, you should rotate both ends sinchronously e.g. on a glass lathe.


RE: glass tubing

we area actually pulling the glass from a furnace with a orfice and a puller at the other end. pulling about 8lbs per min. the kiln temp is about 2100f . for the pull but the tubing we are pulling is very bowed

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