Iron pyrite is an inexpensive and widely available material that finds use in iron production, affording interesting enhancements to process efficiency and final products.
Ground glass powder is the most common additive in the manufacture of rock/mineral wools for insulation products and other applications.
Some important properties of feldspar is the alumina and alkali content. Thus they have many applications in the paint, glass, and ceramic industries.
Chrome flour is a leading pigment in the manufacture of green glass - chiefly used in containers, it finds other uses such as in the automotive sector.
The ideas of coloured glass and oxidised versus reduced glasses go hand in hand - the choice of additives in the glassmaking process has profound impacts on colour, as well as the manufacturing process itself.
Calculating the batch redox number is a useful tool for glassmakers to help ensure that their desired colour is achieved when creating glass products.
Soda-lime has a host of applications. In fact, it is the most common form of glass produced and is used in 90% of all glass applications.
Hematite is commonly seen by us in the form of rust. This occurs as a chemical compound of oxygen and iron. In the industrial world, it is known as red iron oxide and it is one of the most important chemical compounds.
Haemetite, most commonly known as rust, is a chemical compound of iron and oxygen. In the industrial realm it is known as red iron oxide.
Fools gold and brown bottles are just a few of the interesting aspects of Pyrites. We’ll explain all it’s uses, benefits, where to find it and identify it.