World Records in Glass
SCHOTT Sets World Records in Glass…
The Thinnest Flat Glass
is made by SCHOTT and has a minimum thickness of only 0.025 mm. It has applications in medical technology and electronics.
The World’s Largest Hourglass
was produced in Mainz, Germany and is composed of DURAN® borosilicate glass from SCHOTT. The hourglass stands in Nima Park (Japan) with a diameter of more than 3 feet and is more than 16 feet high.
The World’s Largest Wine Bottle
The Largest Pane of Glass in the World
The First Space Glass to Leave Our Solar System,
was glass from SCHOTT. It is to be found in the optical systems of the Pioneer and Voyager space probes.
The Largest Glass Marmalade Jar
is 5 feet high, weighs 215 lbs and is composed of ¼-inch thick borosilicate glass. Manufactured by SCHOTT in Mainz, this jam jar, which has a capacity of more than 2,300 lbs, now stands in Bad Schwartau.