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Archive for September 27th, 2011

Corelle Fragments

I fumble-fingered a plate, it fell between my tummy and the counter, and hit the floor edge-on. There’s a lot of energy stored in that stretched-glass ceramic layer! [Update: The glass is under compression.]

Shattered Corelle plate on floor

Shattered Corelle plate on floor

The fragments tend to be slivers rather than chunks, all with better-than-razor-sharp edges:

Corelle slivers

Corelle slivers

A bit more detail on Corelle in that post

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