Physical and Chemical Properties of Waste Glass as Feed Materials for the Production of Foamed Glass

발포유리 원료로서 폐 유리의 물리 화학적 특성

  • Lee, Chul-Tae (Department of Chemical Engineering, Dankook University)
  • 이철태 (단국대학교 공학부 화학공학전공)
  • Received : 2005.03.08
  • Accepted : 2005.04.28
  • Published : 2005.06.10


Physical and chemical properties of waste glass, such as bottle glass, plate glass, and LCD glass were investigated to test the feasibility of starting materials for the production of high quality foamed glass for insulating grade construction material without pre-treatments such as cleaning, and waste removals. For this purpose, chemical analysis, thermal analysis, crystalline analysis, and rheological analysis including viscosity were proceeded and the preparation of foamed glass under the qualitative conditions obtained from these various analysis was also attempted. Overall results of various analysis and investigations for these waste glass showed that waste bottle glass and plate glass have high possivility of use as feed materials for the production of foamed glass.


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