Chapter 25. Photosensitive Glass-Ceramics-A New Generation in Decoration
- William Smothers
Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
Copyright © 1986 The American Ceramic Society, Inc.
Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 7, Issue 11/12
How to Cite
Stephenson, N. D. (1986) Photosensitive Glass-Ceramics-A New Generation in Decoration, in Materials & Equipment/Whitewares: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 7, Issue 11/12 (ed W. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470320365.ch25
- Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
- Published Print: 1 JAN 1986
Print ISBN: 9780470374696
Online ISBN: 9780470320365
- architectural signage
Aesthetic applications of photosensitive glass-ceramic technology, trademarked as OPELLE, has been called the decorating industry's most unique achievement in recent years. With this process, the most intricate details of a drawing are permanently developed in a glass plate once exposed to uv light. Subsequent acid etching and ceramic firing results in a decorative glass-ceramic with both textural and line qualities.