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Borosilicate glass spheres

Through decades of experience, knowhow and the continuous development of our production techniques in the manufacture of our small borosilicate glass balls, Schäfer Glas has earned a good reputation worldwide. Our customers appreciate our good service and the high quality of our products. The production of these small borosilicate glass balls starting from a size of 1 mm, requires partly, in this case, a process of several extensive production steps

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Glass recycling Part 2

At the glassworks, the secondary raw material is melted down and used, amongst other things, for the production of new glass packaging and containers. Afterwards, the Recycling symbol – which comprises 3 arrows – and which reflects the recycling program used. For the three we’ve already discussed, we have the following Recycling codes for different colours of glass– 70 GL for colourless, 71 GL for green and 72 GL for brown glass.

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Technology - Glass lenses

Glass and Technology - we make this contact and make your visions reality. Regardless whether glass lenses for lighting, optical or technical application areas, and more.

Glass Beads

Individual, high-quality and diverse - these are the glass beads from Schäfer Glas. Glass Beads / Glass spheres are available in various sizes, colors and designs.

Borosilicate Glass Beads and Products

Our borosilicate glass beads, starting with a size of 1 mm, are used in many areas of daily life. Our outstanding quality is thereby known and valued world-wide.


From the idea up to the finished product. For generations, the Schäfer Glas Company has been your reliable partner for top quality products to meet highest demands - world-wide.

Creating the extraordinary

From the small series up to serial production. Your projects are the challenge that we gladly take on. Our puzzle out of glass is a good example which shows that we can also make extraordinary ideas a reality.

Service Spectrum

Our service spectrum is as multifaceted as the application possibilities for glass. From blank molding production, followed by further processing, and up to refining of glass - all from one source.


Schäfer Glas GmbH
Tannwasserstraße 2
87600 Kaufbeuren-Neugablonz