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As our Library focuses on the art and history of glass and glassmaking, it is beyond our scope to answer technical questions in detail. I suspect I found the same information on the web that you discovered:


I am sending our bibliography for irridizing glass. These materials offer a variety of historical and present methods.

If you wish to obtain copies of library items in our list, please contact your local library. The Rakow Research Library is a member of the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC). Your library can contact us through OCLC or they may send an Interlibrary Loan form to us by e-mail. We send copies of articles and will also loan certain books if a second copy is available in the library collection. Books are loaned for a four week period. For further information, please see our web page:

You may wish to contact one of the following organizations for more information comparing tetraisopropyltitinate with stannous chloride:


The Scholes Library at Alfred University, New York State College of Ceramics. They have a substantial collection of technical information about glass. Their reference desk number is: (607) 871-2951. Alfred’s library catalog is available for searching on the web: 


The Glass Division of the American Ceramic Society (Columbus, Ohio) Website:


The American Ceramic Society, P.O. Box 6136, Westerville, Ohio 43086-6136 ; Phone: (614) 890-4700 ; FAX: 614/899-6109 ; email: 


The Society of Glass Technology in Sheffield, UK: Website:; Don Valley House, Savile Street East, Sheffield S4 7UQ, UK ;Tel: +44(0)114 263 4455 ; Fax +44(0)114 263 4411 ; e-mail:

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