Slag Wool


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slag wool

[′slag ‚wu̇l]
(materials)
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Slag Wool

 

a material for thermal insulation, a type of mineral wool manufactured from melts of metallurgical slags by converting them into glasslike fibers. It is used mainly in the form of finished sheets, mats, and shells made with a synthetic binder.

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slag wool

A type of mineral wool made by forcing steam through molten slag; used as thermal insulation.
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