Cullet


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cullet

[′kəl·ət]
(design engineering)

Cullet

Crushed waste glass that is returned for recycling. Also, large irregular chunks of glass, produced by the slag from a glass furnace. When the glass cools, it is chipped off the sides of the furnace and later used as a catalyst, in the mixture of the new batch.
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To date, two specifications for glass cullet and for crushed concrete in base layers have been accepted by AASHTO.
Should this last resort situation arise, product is normally returned to the manufacturing process via the cullet collection system.
The specific objectives are related to: - contribution to sustainable waste management by recovery of the amount of soda lime glass (SLG) cullet waste that today is not re-introduced in glassware (about 30% of the total glass waste); - reduction of the use of natural resources thanks to: the use of SLG, coming from urban collection; the reuse of exhausted lime (EL) and its diversion from landfill disposal; the reuse of green scrap tiles, generated during the industrial process; - improvement of the environmental performances of the ceramic tiles sector by reducing CO2 emissions, energy consumption and methane use.
Raw Materials (%) by weight Boric acid 20 Orthoclase 20 Quartz 15 Calcite 5 Soda Ash 10 Kaolin 4 Zinc Oxide 4 Cullet * 22 Total 100 * The composition of the cullet: 68.
The round furnaces were pot furnaces for melting raw glass and cullet in crucibles, the rectangular furnaces with apses were annealing furnaces for cooling the glass vessels and the rectangular furnaces with tanks have been interpreted as furnaces either for melting large amounts of cullet or for producing raw glass, because they were exposed to high temperatures and had glass adhering to their walls or floors.
Regardless of the system, the glass container industry must increasingly advocate for quality recycling programs that will yield post-consumer cullet suitable for bottle-to-bottle use.
Fast Firing of Glazed Tiles Containing Paper Mill Sludge and Glass Cullet Gabriele Tonello, Erika Furlani, Dino Minichelli, Sergio Bruckner, Stefano Maschio, E.
The contract will consist of 24 hours per day, 365 days per year, including Sundays and holidays as needed and play on demand and dispose of cullet.
Then themes are addressed, among them spectacles and spectators, the cullet dump and evidence of glass working, drainage, and inaccessible remains.
Blue Mountain Recycling now produces more than 2,000 tons per month of marketable crushed glass cullet.
The Glass Crusher's straight-line "up, over and out" conveyor design results in the fast, efficient processing of glass containers into recyclable cullet.