Basic Products For Glassblowing

Glassblowing is a technique cum process. It is used to form glass in various shapes and sizes. Here, we have listed all the basic products for glassblowing.

Essential Products For Glassblowing

Furnace (भट्टी)
Blow Torch (तीव्र अग्नि प्रज्वलित करने वाला उपकरण)
Blow Tube (फूँक मारने वाली नलिका)
Punty Rod (ठोस धातु की छड़ी)
Blocks (लकड़ी के साँचे)
Bench (मेज)
Jacks (शीशे को आकार देने में उपयोग होने वाला लम्बा चिमटा)
Marvers (कृत्रिम सतह)
Shears (शीशे को काटने वाले उपकरण)
Molds (शीशे को किसी निश्चित आकार में ढालने वाले साँचे)
Paddles (शीशे की वस्तु के तल को आकार देने वाले उपकरण)
Tweezers (चिमटा)

Other useful Products For Glassblowing

Crimps (खुरदर्री सतह वाला चिमटा)
Yoke (स्टैंड)
Pyrometer (भट्टी व् शीशे का तापमान मापने वाला उपकरण)
Safety Goggles (सुरक्षा चश्मा)
Safety Gloves (सुरक्षा दस्ताने)

Furnace (भट्टी)

A furnace is generally a closed chamber. It is used to heat or melt the glass using fire. It can be coal, wood, or gas-powered furnace.

Blow Torch (तीव्र अग्नि प्रज्वलित करने वाला उपकरण)

It is a handheld fire torch. It consists of a gas cylinder and a flame nozzle. It is used to generate high-intensity flames.

Blow Tube (फूँक मारने वाली नलिका)

It is a straight hollow tube. It is used to blow air into heated glass in order to inflate it.

Punty Rod (ठोस धातु की छड़ी)

It is a small solid metal rod. It is usually attached at the bottom of an inflated workpiece in order to finish work on top of the workpiece.

Blocks (लकड़ी के साँचे)

A block is usually a wooden tool. It consists of a bowl-shaped head and a handle. It is used to form even and round shapes of the glass workpiece.

Bench (मेज)

It consists of a flat top surface placed on top of four pylons. It is used to place workpieces on top of it to work on them.

Jacks (शीशे को आकार देने में उपयोग होने वाला लम्बा चिमटा)

Jacks are a pair of long straight metal blades attached together at one end. It is used to hold or shape the workpieces.

Marvers (कृत्रिम सतह)

A marver is a surface. It is used to place hot workpieces on top of it and do the work on them.

Shears (शीशे को काटने वाले उपकरण)

A shear is a handheld cutting tool (usually straight or diamond in shape). It is used to cut the hot glass.

Molds (शीशे को किसी निश्चित आकार में ढालने वाले साँचे)

A mold is a pre-shaped object, generally made of wood or brass. A mold is used to form the glass workpieces in mold's shape.

Paddles (शीशे की वस्तु के तल को आकार देने वाले उपकरण)

It is a handheld tool. It is used to form the bottom of glass workpieces and to smooth the edges.

Tweezers (चिमटा)

It is a pair of straight metal strips attached together at one end. It is used to shape or hold glass workpieces.

Crimps (खुरदर्री सतह वाला चिमटा)

It is a pair of straight metal strips attached together at one end. The strip end has a textured surface. It is used to create texture on the glass surface.

Yoke (स्टैंड)

It is a "V" shaped stand. It is used to support a metal rod (attached to the glass workpiece) in front of the furnace.

Pyrometer (भट्टी व् शीशे का तापमान मापने वाला उपकरण)

It is a thermometer with remote-sensors. It is used to measure the temperature of the furnace or glass workpieces.

Safety Goggles (सुरक्षा चश्मा)

The safety goggles are used to protect eyes from furnace heat, shattered glass, etc.

Safety Gloves (सुरक्षा दस्ताने)

Safety gloves are used to protect hands from hot glass, shattered glass, minor cuts, or injuries.