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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To calculate the market size, the report segments the market based on: - Types - Applications - Geography The market is divided into the following segments based on type: - Fiber glass - Polyurethane and polyisocyanurate foams - Polystyrene foam - Others (phenolic foams, cellular glass, EPDM, perlite, rubber, and aerogels) The market is divided into the following segments based on application: - Oil and Gas - Refrigeration - Chemicals and cryogenic gases - HVAC - Others (biological applications, pharmaceutical applications, jet propulsion fuel industry) Technavio's report, Global Cold Insulation Materials Market 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts.
Today, the company manufactures Foamglas cellular glass insulation in five global locations: two manufacturing units are in the US; two in Europe and one in Asia.
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.
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.
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.
To reduce the threat of fire, P&G specified noncombustible, nonabsorbent FOAMGLAS Super K cellular glass insulation for the tanks and piping.
Foamglass roof insulation is made of a lightweight cellular glass, a rigid material comprised of millions of completely-sealed, non-interconnecting glass cells.
Coverage includes building insulation, calcium silicate, cavity wall insulation, cellular glass, cellular plastics, cylinder lagging, draught proofing, expanded polystyrene, external wall insulation, extruded polystyrene, flexible insulation materials, floor insulation, glass wool, industrial insulation, inorganic thermal insulation, internal wall insulation, loft insulation, magnesia, mineral wool, nitrile rubber, phenolic foam, pipe lagging, pipe sections, polyethylene foam, polyurethane foam, process plant insulation, rigid inorganic thermal insulation, rock wool, roof insulation, silica slabs, and wall insulation.
Making the interior insulation of cellular glass, some with plaster and coating;
PITTSBURGH Corning, a leading manufacturer of Foamglas, cellular glass insulation products for both industrial and commercial use, sees steady future growth for the company driven largely by the oil and gas sector in the Middle East.

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