cellular glass

cellular glass

[′sel·yə·lər ′glas]
(materials)
Sheets or blocks of thermal insulating material for walls and roofs made from pulverized glass that is heated with a gas-forming chemical at the flow temperature of glass. Also known as cellulated glass; foamed glass.

foam glass, cellular glass, expanded glass

A thermal insulation made by foaming softened glass to produce many sealed bubbles; has a closed-cell structure. Molded into board and blocks, usually with a density of about 9 to 10 lb per cu ft (14.4 to 16 kg per cu m).
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Gross usable area and stable volume az: surface 12~564 m - volume: 46~497 m the contract concerns the supply and installation of internal insulation in cellular glass for the buildings of the barracks.
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 28, 2017-Owens Corning Closes USD 560m Acquisition of Cellular Glass Maker Pittsburgh Corning
It can be said that FOAMGLASA cellular glass insulation has proven to be totally non-combustible, non-toxic and non-absorptive of combustible fluids, says Peter Bakker, regional manager Middle East Countries, Pittsburgh Corning Europe.
Others (phenolic foams, cellular glass, EPDM, perlite, rubber, and aerogels)
The high content of recycling material was another reason for the architect to go with Foamglas, and pushes the cellular glass insulation onto first place of sustainable materials.
Cellular glass insulation from FOAMGLAS has gone underground to ensure that Guernsey's lights stay on.
The new Maxima[R] PRO by Henry Schein is a high-performance handpiece featuring LED technology, cellular glass rods and MULTIflex connection, the company reports.
A variety of rigid insulation types are available for use in today's roofing marketplace, including wood fiber, perlite, polyisocyanurate, polystyrene (expanded or extruded), cellular glass, gypsum board, and composites.
Foamglas[R] cellular glass insulation has been used for two major elements of the modernisation of the "Pavillion de la Maree", the fish market, where not only is hygiene of prime importance but where the insurers played a major part in the specification of the building's components to eliminate the risk of fire.
A permanent solution for drying out the wet insulation is overfitting pipes and equipment with cellular glass insulation.
Cellular glass is guaranteed for at least 20 years, has been field-observed having no deterioration for at least 6o years, and is structural to boot.

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