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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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Our development cooperation is targeting diverse application areas for polycarbonates reinforced with glass wool, and will open up new prospects for both companies," says Michael Schmidt, head of business development for Polycarbonates, Asia Pacific, at Covestro.
In chapter 2, production and demand of insulation materials split by material (EPS & XPS, polyurethane, glass wool, and stone wool), as well as import and export, and revenues are analyzed.
As the latest examples of such recycling efforts, four home appliances (refrigerator, washer/dryer, vacuum cleaner and rice cooker) manufactured with the recycled resins and the glass wool will make public debut at the Eco-Products exhibition.
Certain inhalable glass wool fibers, which have been redefined to include only fibers that can enter the respiratory tract, are highly durable, and remain in the lungs for long periods of time.
Not all glass wool or man-made fibers were found to be carcinogenic, NTP said in announcing the report's release.
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.
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.
Also, the fireproof, non-hygroscopic glass wool insulation is impervious to corrosive vapors and fumes.
The court at Ticino in southern Switzerland even stipulated that the box, in which the chicken must be kept from 10pm to 7am, should be at least eight centimetres thick and insulated with glass wool.
Isover is a leader within its field of insulation solutions and the only supplier in Sweden to offer a complete range of insulation products with glass wool, stone wool, and cellular plastics.
Glass wool was placed at the bottom and at the top of the column for allowing alumina to settle properly.