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So, What exactly is the shiny stuff that makes a mirror ?..Is it toxic ?..Has mirror production changed over the last 100 years ? ...Is the glass absolutely necessary ?...could not a plastic be used ?
Not very as its a dull soft metal I think and has a fairly high resistance so not very good for electroplating.I remember being a norty child and peeling away a layer on a mirror to see what it was like. One side was shiny chrome and the other looked as though it was copper. If I remember to get chrome to stick it needs a copper layer first.Its probably done differently now though.Magic mirror on the door, make my...
I conceive the modern way to develop reflectors is a marvel of industry not unlike the procedure of making flat glass.And that is all I know of mirror structure without recurring to Google. _____________________AadyWide Circles