Home » Термин » Mineral wool

Mineral wool

Mineral wool is a material that is used as sound and thermal insulation. The term mineral wool includes glass wool, stone wool produced from the melt of igneous rocks (basalt, gabbro), and slag wool made from blast furnace slag melt.

Mineral wool consists of randomly intertwined individual fibers. Such a structure is obtained by blowing the molten material during the manufacturing process. Mineral wool is produced in the form of mats or slabs. Phenolic alcohols and a little oil are often used as a binder.

Синонимы:
mineral cotton

About Olga Yurchenko

Olga Yurchenko
x

Check Also

Composites Europe and Foam Expo Europe to be held in parallel in Stuttgart starting in 2019

Composites Europe and Foam Expo Europe to be held in parallel in Stuttgart starting in 2019

Together, the two fairs combine the technologies and applications of composite materials with the entire supply chain of foam production. The joint event at the Stuttgart location offers synergies above all for the joint application industries such as automotive, aviation, the construction sector and the sports and leisure industry. Visitors will find a wide range of lightweight construction materials and manufacturing processes.