Glass Fiber

A manufactured fiber in which the fiber forming substance in glass.
Types of Glass Fiber: The glasses most commonly used in making textile fibers are ‘E’ glasses and ‘C’ glasses.
Ingredients
E-glass (%)
C-glass (%)
Silica
54.5-55.5
62.0-65.0
Lime
16.5-17.5
6.0
Aluminum
14.5
1.0
Soda-potash
<1.0
1.0-3.0
Boric oxide
10.0-10.6
3-4
Mg
4.5-5.5
×
Soda
×
11.0-15.0
Glass-Fiber
End uses of Glass Fiber:
  1. Weeding glass.
  2. Fire proof fabrics.
  3. Screens, curtains and furnishes covers, table cloth.
  4. Largely used for filtration purposes.

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