Fiberglass and Glass Technology

Energy-Friendly Compositions and Applications

  • Frederick T. Wallenberger
  • Paul A. Bingham

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Continuous Glass Fibers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Frederick T. Wallenberger
      Pages 3-90
    3. Frederick T. Wallenberger
      Pages 91-123
    4. J.H.A. van der Woude, E.L. Lawton
      Pages 125-173
    5. Anthony V. Longobardo
      Pages 175-196
    6. Robert L. Hausrath, Anthony V. Longobardo
      Pages 197-225
  3. Soda-Lime-Silica Glasses

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 227-227
    2. Antonín Smrček
      Pages 229-266
    3. Paul A. Bingham
      Pages 267-351
  4. Glass Melting Technology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 353-353
    2. Hans-Jürgen Hoffmann
      Pages 355-383
    3. Reinhard Conradt
      Pages 385-412
    4. Helmut A. Schaeffer, Hayo Müller-Simon
      Pages 413-429
    5. J. Ronald Gonterman, M. A. Weinstein
      Pages 431-451
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 453-474

About this book

Introduction

Fiberglass and Glass Technology: Energy-Friendly Compositions and Applications provides a detailed overview of fiber, float and container glass technology with special emphasis on energy- and environmentally-friendly compositions, applications and manufacturing practices which have recently become available and continue to emerge. Energy-friendly compositions are variants of incumbent fiberglass and glass compositions that are obtained by the reformulation of incumbent compositions to reduce the viscosity and thereby the energy demand. Environmentally-friendly compositions are variants of incumbent fiber, float and container glass compositions that are obtained by the reformulation of incumbent compositions to reduce environmentally harmful emissions from their melts. Energy- and environmentally-friendly compositions are expected to become a key factor in the future for the fiberglass and glass industries.

This book consists of two complementary sections: continuous glass fiber technology and soda-lime-silica glass technology. Important topics covered include:

o Commercial and experimental compositions and products

o Design of energy- and environmentally-friendly compositions

o Emerging glass melting technologies including plasma melting

o Fiberglass composite design and engineering

o Emerging fiberglass applications and markets

Fiberglass and Glass Technology: Energy-Friendly Compositions and Applications is written for researchers and engineers seeking a modern understanding of glass technology and the development of future products that are more energy- and environmentally-friendly than current products.

Keywords

Glas composite dynamics glass optical glass fibers structural glass fibers

Editors and affiliations

  • Frederick T. Wallenberger
    • 1
  • Paul A. Bingham
    • 2
  1. 1.PittsburghU.S.A.
  2. 2.Dept. Engineering MaterialsUniversity of SheffieldSheffieldUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-0736-3
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Chemistry and Materials Science
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4419-0735-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4419-0736-3
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