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I am sending some information about decolorizing glass:

1) Pages from:

Tooley, Fay V. (Fay VaNisle), 1908- . The Handbook of glass manufacture: a book of reference for the plant executive, technologist, and engineer, compiled and edited by Fay V. Tooley. 3rd ed. New York, NY : Books for the Glass Industry Division, Ashlee Pub. Co., c1984. 2 v. (1243 p.). Decolorization: pp. 574-577; Coloring glass (chemical, p. 575; flame control, p. 576; mechanical, p. 574; physical, p. 576); colorant forehearth, pp. 682-5; Colorants for glass, pp. 35-9, 976-87; Color, technique, color change in furnace, pp. 386-12, 13; colored glass, by metallic elements, pp 998-9; colored glass by sulfur, selenium, tellurium, pp. 998-9; color instrumentation, pp. 998-11. Location:          Ready Reference; Call Number:       TP857 .T67 1984

2) A bibliography relating to decolorizing glass and another for general books about color and glass.

3) Take a look online for websites/pdf documents that may be helpful. Many of the best are titled

"Best Practices in Glass Recycling," for example:


Please let me know if you need help with these websites.


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