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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Glass wool insulation produced by Superglass is made from up to 84 per cent recycled glass and estimated to save around 300 times the amount of energy used to manufacture it.
In particular, this study measured the process where the heat on the surface is transferred and the temperature chance of the surface occurs according to the water absorption of mineral wool and glass wool by utilizing a thermal imaging camera and observed the effect and process that moisture does on insulation material [13].
"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 contrast, the advantage of glass wool is its lower price.
* 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.
GWF glass wool with high maximum service temperature, heat-resistant glass wool
Floor is also insulated with expanded plastic, and ceiling - with glass wool. Construction costs amounted to about $3 thousand.
Man-made vitreous fibers (MMVFs) used for insulation, including rock wool, glass wool, glass microfibers, and refractory ceramic fibers, have been examined as potential risk factors for respiratory disease.
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.