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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The glass melting process is also not sensitive to the inclusion of a small fraction of organic material, including plastic and corks, with the cullet.
The aim of this experimental study is to determine the impact of the full replacement of quartz sand by faceplates cullet and using the zinc sulfide reduced of used cathode-luminophores, as a secondary raw material in the production of glass-like glazed coating on the basic properties of color glazed coating.
Likewise, glass that can be separated and retain high purity is recycled as glass cullet.
She added: "Moving to a larger site has enabled us to install the equipment we need to target lucrative new markets and we now have Wales' only reprocessing unit capable of making pure glass cullet.
The first five articles, all written at the Nigerian University of Agriculture, evaluate groundnut shell ash stabilized reclaimed asphalt pavement as a highway pavement material, the properties of lateritic soil blended with glass cullet, and soil modified with calcium carbide waste.
How effective this is in practice depends upon local recycling programs that deliver cullet (re-usable glass) to glass plants.
When recently asked to describe her working process, Tashima responded, "I make the glass part by using a plaster cast and Cullet glass, which are baked in the electric kiln.
The unit is suitable for purifying cullet and plastics, and recovered valuable metal from secondary metals and incineration ash, especially the separation of small particles.
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Kate Whitbeck, vice president of sales and co-owner, says, "Momentum is committed to closing the loop by collecting and processing post-consumer glass, and identifying as many local end users for the processed cullet as possible.
Referee Phil Cullet consulted his assistant Gary Smith who had judged the ball to have crossed the line on its way down to make it 1-0.