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Introduction We have become habituated to having a windshield in front of us when we drive but try driving without one and it would be one of your worst experiences It is true that windshields serve as a protection for the passengers from outside elements for example wind rain snow road debris etc but with millions of cars on the road the windshield has also become a life saving element for passengers when they are involved in an accident or collision with an object The manufacturing process of glass begins with the mixing of the specified ingredients Once the ingredients are ready the float manufacturing process can begin It consists of different furnaces in which the molten glass travels until it is cooled near the final steps were it emerges as solid flat glass At this point the glass is referred to as annealed glass Having completed this first process the glass is still not ready to be installed on automobiles This is because it is too fragile and breaks under low pressure Also if fractured it breaks into sharp edges with could be fatal in a car crash Therefore the final step of the process involves improving its strength and making it safer when fractured History of Glass Glass is one of the most ancient of all materials known and used by mankind The geologic glass obsidian was first used by man thousands of years ago to form knives arrow tips jewelry etc Manmade glass objects appear to be first reported in the Mesopotamian region as early as 4500 BC Glass objects dating as old as 3000 BC have also been found in Egypt Surprisingly these glasses have compositions very similar to those of modern soda lime silicate glass No doubt the readily available soda ash from fires limestone from seashells and silica sand from the beaches are the cause of this conformity After 1890 glass utilization and manufacturing
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