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Fibers, 12. Glass Fibers

  1. Davide Pico1,
  2. Christian Wilms1,
  3. Gunnar Seide1,
  4. Thomas Gries1,
  5. Rudolf Kleinholz2,
  6. Hartmut Tiesler3

Published Online: 15 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.o11_o01.pub2

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Pico, D., Wilms, C., Seide, G., Gries, T., Kleinholz, R. and Tiesler, H. 2012. Fibers, 12. Glass Fibers. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) der RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

  2. 2

    Gewetex Textilglas GmbH, Herzogenrath, Germany

  3. 3

    Grünzweig+Hartmann und Glasfaser AG, Ladenburg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2012


The article contains sections titled:

1.Textile Glass Fibers
1.1.Chemical Composition and Properties
1.1.1.Chemical Composition
1.2.1.Raw Materials
1.2.2.Melting process
1.2.3.Fiber Forming
1.2.4.Glass Staple Fibers
1.3.Textile Glass Products: Processing and Application
1.3.1.Product Designation
1.3.2.Correlation Between Processing and Application
1.3.3.Description of Textile Glass Products
1.4.Product Standards
1.5.Economic Aspects
1.5.1.Textile Glass Fiber Market
1.5.3.New Products
1.6.Toxicology and Occupational Health
2.Glass Fibers for Insulation
2.1.Chemical Composition and Properties
2.1.1.Chemical Composition
2.1.2.Physical Properties
2.1.3.Chemical Properties
2.2.1.Raw Materials
2.2.3.Fiber Forming
2.2.4.Product Forming
2.2.5.Environmental Protection
2.4.Product Standards
2.5.Economic Aspects
2.6.Toxicology and Occupational Health