More pics, including translucent end
Re: Fiberoptic glass by the block -- beadiste Post Reply Edit Forum Where am I?
Posted by: beadiste Post Reply
03/13/2019, 16:20:21

Another green block from the Etsy seller demonstrates what I remember from some of the early glass cabs I bought in this material - they go translucent if the fibers are viewed end-on. One of the Russian vendors at Tucson demonstrated the effect, which reminded me of the mineral ulexite.

I also recollect another early vendor explaining that the material had been developed for gun sights on weaponry - tanks, in particular.

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Modified by beadiste at Thu, Mar 14, 2019, 09:28:54

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