Solid surfaces are engineered, durable, hard materials that can endure rigorous use. They are used for countertops, flooring, and walls. The CCS 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 Is Glass? - From the Corning Museum of Glass, this article provides an overview of the chemistry and properties of glass and links to other articles and sources, available through the Museum.