Fused Glass Metal Foil Firing Techniques?

Answer Gold, silver and copper metal foils can be cut into different shapes and added to fused glass artwork. Metal foil adds dimension and sparkle to fused glass designs. Adding gold or silver to fused g... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Fused Glass Metal Foil Firing Techniques

Why does it hurt when you bite into aluminum foil with a metal filling in your tooth?

It's called "galvanic shock". It's a little electrical current or shock that happens when two unlike metals in the mouth touch. Your saliva contains salt which makes it a good conductor. Plus the t... Read More »

Thermal foil insulation, which way should the foil face?

The foil should face the warm side of the wall or floor, otherwise it will trap condensation.

Is tin foil same as aluminum foil?

In this case they are, the metal used is aluminium, not tinDune

If a house has plastic vapor barrier on the inside walls and a foil barrier on the exterior of the house should you remove the existing old outer foil when residing?

Answer Unless your home is heated by electric baseboard you may take it down if you wish. However the foil has reflective heat values, which means it reflects out the heat from the sun in the summe... Read More »