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Development of a Safer Nonlacerating Automobile Windshield
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published February 01, 1969 by SAE International in United States
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Event: Mid-Year Meeting
A new, nonlacerating automobile windshield has been developed. It uses thin chemically strengthened glass.Concussion forces are limited to a safe level equal to or below that found in today's conventional windshields. This paper describes the windshield, tells why it works, and describes the development test program.
CitationBlizard, J. and Howitt, J., "Development of a Safer Nonlacerating Automobile Windshield," SAE Technical Paper 690484, 1969, https://doi.org/10.4271/690484.
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