Solid surfaces are engineered, durable, hard materials that can endure rigorous use. They are used for countertops, flooring, and walls. The C&M Library features solid surface samples in ceramic, composite, and glass.
Ceramics and Glass in Industry - From the American Ceramics Society, this site explains the main applications of industrial ceramics and glass in basic terms.
Composites Lab - This site explains what composites are, their history, and gives an industrial overview.
What Goes Into Making Glass? - From the Stretch Glass Society, this site discusses various glass materials.