Temperature regimes for obtaining granular material for foamed crystal glass materials as a function of the batch composition

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Abstract

The temperature regimes for obtaining granular glass, which is the initial material for foamed crystal glass materials, are examined as a function of the batch composition and the nature of the main glass-forming component. It is determined that batches based on natural silica- and alumina-containing materials exhibit different behavior when heated. When a batch is processed under the conditions of a commercial conveyor-type furnace, the temperature regime must be tailored to each batch in order to obtain high-quality granular glass.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)179-182
Number of pages4
JournalGlass and Ceramics (English translation of Steklo i Keramika)
Volume66
Issue number5-6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2009

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Keywords

  • Foamed glass
  • Granular glass.
  • Mix

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Mechanics of Materials

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