knowledge unlocks a world of possibilities The Robinson Library

The Robinson Library About the Library Navigation Help Sitemap Terms of Use Contact Information

  TechnologyChemical TechnologyClay and Glass Industries
 
Pyroceram

In 1958 Corning Glass Works introduced a line of stove top cookware made from a glass-based crystalline material called Pyroceram. The skillets, pans, etc. had the advantages and appearance of china, but were also resistant to the adverse effects of temperature changes. Preliminary test marketings in east and west coast markets proved so successful that marketing in other areas was delayed until production facilities could be developed.

Questions or comments about this page?

  The Robinson Library > Technology > Chemical Technology > Clay and Glass Industries

This page was last updated on 01/28/2016.

About This Site | Navigation Help | Sitemap | Terms of Use | Contact