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Offline flying free

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Wow!! clicking on one of the links brings up this
http://www.kalendar.demon.co.uk/glassmini.htm
and how's this for a statistic

' Mr D is enabled to spin one thousand yards of common window glass in the space of one minute, so fine that ten grains in weight will extend eighteen hundred yards in length.  '   :o

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aka lampworkers. Who did lots with glass fibres too, I would love to know how they spun the fibre smallscale! Only seen industrial machinery. At the 2010 conference we were shown, by scientific glassblowres a delicate glass spring... value was well over one thousand pounds I believe.
Frank A.
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