glass wool


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glass wool

[¦glas ′wu̇l]
(materials)
A mass of glass fibers resembling wool and used as insulation, packing, and air filters.

glass wool, glass silk

Spun glass fibers in bulk form; resembles wool; used as thermal insulation, in air filters, and in fabricating fiberglass blankets, boards, and tile. Also see mineral wool, fiberglass.
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Heat-resistant glass wool is a new innovative glass wool with high maximum service temperature.
When subject to a survey of their performance in terms of handling and practicality for construction, samples with deflection less than 50 mm were given a positive evaluation referring to the glass wool with 0.
Glass wool was placed at the bottom and at the top of the column for allowing alumina to settle properly.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- An Iranian company has recently offered a nanotechnology-based thermal insulator which is superior to common insulators like glass wool in quality and price.
Superglass, founded in 1987, are the second largest supplier of glass wool insulation products in the UK.
The treated broke is filtered through a glass wool plug in a funnel and the filtrate turbidity is measured.
Slower increases are anticipated for glass wool insulation due to its strong reliance on construction markets and a marked deceleration in residential building construction activity over the forecast period.
To give some perspective on this test method, research in which animals breathed high levels of glass wool - hundred to thousands of times higher than workplace exposures - showed no association between the exposure and cancer.
It's basically pultrusion over an insulating core of dense glass wool.
The mineral wool is classified into two major types, Glass Wool and Stone Wool.
Tses Glass is expected to become the largest dynamic glass manufacturing factory in Africa focused on producing industry leading glass products with the type of float glass, hollow glass, glass wool and fiber, cast glass, and ultrathin glass for the construction of residential and commercial buildings as well as for automobiles, kitchenware, bottles, touch screen computing, and smart phones devices for the markets around the world.