Windshield Manufacturing Research Paper by supercalifragilistic

Windshield Manufacturing
A description of the different types of windshields used on automobiles, airplanes and motorcycles.
# 96230 | 1,957 words | 7 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Jun 27, 2007 in Business (Industries) , Engineering (Industrial) , Engineering (General)

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This paper presents a detailed examination of the different types of windshields used on various vehicles, including their composition and function. The author succinctly explains the differing needs of automobile windshields as opposed to that of motorcycles. The differences in their composition is highlighted in contrast to their functions. The paper also gives a historical overview of windshields. Also included is a description of the windshield manufacturing process and how quality control and product repair are managed. The paper concludes by stating advancements in glass technology are certain to affect the future of the windshield manufacturing industry.

Historical Highlights
The Manufacturing Process
Quality Control and Product Repair
Future Outlook

Sample of Sources Used:

  • A Look at Autoglass History. 1999. PPG Industries. November 25, 2006 <>.
  • Automobile Windshield. 2006. November 25, 2006 <>.
  • Repair or Replacement? 2001. PPG Industries. November 25, 2006 <>.
  • "Rubber Windshield." The New Scientist 192.2578 (2006 Nov 18). November 29, 2006 <>.
  • Toughened Glass. 2006 Oct 8. November 25, 2006 <>.

Cite this Research Paper:

APA Format

Windshield Manufacturing (2007, June 27) Retrieved May 23, 2022, from

MLA Format

"Windshield Manufacturing" 27 June 2007. Web. 23 May. 2022. <>