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Interesting facts about the manufacturing of Moser crystal products

  • the range of temperatures for shaping of the Moser lead free glass moves from 1180 °C to 1320 °C
  • in the morning, tiny products with thin edges are produced of the sparse and warmest molten glass
  • the largest products, such as 30 cm high vases are made at the end of the working day
  • the Moser manufactory produces its wooden forms itself, namely of hard crude beech or pear-tree timber
  • the forms for the rotation-shaped products are turned, the other shapes are gouged
  • Moser uses the stoves with an upper-flame, that are heated with natural gas
  • the process of melting of the glass for the next working day begins after the end of the working day of the glassmasters, at 3 p.m., the whole melting process is finished at 5 a.m.
  • after shaping the product, the ovenware goes on the annealing oven to banish the internal tension
  • the mightier the product, the longer it lasts to cool it
  • while a cup can be cooled in one or two hours, some mighty-edged vases or blocks have to be cooled for up to several days