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glass wool

n.
Loosely packed strands of fiberglass used especially for insulation and in air filters.

glass wool

n
(Textiles) fine spun glass massed into a wool-like bulk, used in insulation, filtering, etc

glass′ wool′


n.
spun glass resembling wool, used for insulation, filters, etc.
[1875–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glass wool - glass fibers spun and massed into bundles resembling wool
filter - device that removes something from whatever passes through it
dielectric, insulator, nonconductor - a material such as glass or porcelain with negligible electrical or thermal conductivity
Translations

glass wool

nlana di vetro
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Both glass wool and stone wool can be used in similar applications, except where high temperature resistance and fire protection are required.
Glass and rock wool reached a combined market share of 56%, with predominantly glass wool being used.
Briard also discussed Knauf's own products, including the firm's Ecosse technology - the first glass wool insulation product to be made which replaced harmful Formaldehyde binders with a greener product made from plant starch.
Insulating Core Material Used: Rock Wool, Glass Wool, Rigid PU, PIR, EPS, XPS, PVC, Phenolic Foam, Other
Kimmco is a leading provider of innovative, environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient glass wool insulation solutions in the Middle East and Africa as well as Southeast Asian markets.
The refrigerator's glass wool insulation is made with approximately 90% recyled glass from used CRT TVs, using Panasonic's unique recycling technology.
Wear suitable clothing including gloves and a dust proof breathing mask as glass wool fibres can irritate the skin and, if inhaled, can cause health issues.
Six other substances--captafol, cobalt-tungsten carbide (in powder or hard metal form), certain inhalable glass wool fibers, o-nitrotoluene, riddelliine, and styrene--were added as substances that are reasonably anticipated to be human carcinogens.
They were: cobalt-tungsten carbide, which is used to make cutting and grinding tools, dyes, and other products for a broad spectrum of industries including mining; captafol, a fungicide banned in the United States in 1999; nitrotoluene, a chemical used to make azo and other dyes, agricultural chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and other compounds; and certain inhalable glass wool fibers.
They include: capfafol, cobalt-tungsten carbide (in powder or hard metal form), certain inhalable glass wool fibers, o-nitrotoluene, riddelliine.