Record number :
1380067
Title of article :
Vitrification of wastes and preparation of chemically stable sintered glass-ceramic products
Author/Authors :
Bernardo، نويسنده , , E. and Varrasso، نويسنده , , M. and Cadamuro، نويسنده , , F. and Hreglich، نويسنده , , S.، نويسنده ,
Issue Information :
روزنامه با شماره پیاپی سال 2006
Pages :
7
From page :
4017
To page :
4023
Abstract :
The present work illustrates the conversion of wastes, such as panel glass from dismantled cathode ray tubes, mining residues from feldspar excavation and lime from fume abatement systems in the glass industry, into two glasses which were subjected to a sinter-crystallization process. The surface mechanism of nucleation, starting from finely ground powders (<37 μm), allowed a rapid crystallization at a relatively low temperature (2 h at 880 °C). This resulted in with the preparation of glass-ceramics possessing a mechanical properties (bending strength and microhardness exceeding 60 MPa and 6.3 GPa, respectively) comparable to that of commercial glass-ceramics and natural stones for building applications, coupled with a good chemical durability. This feature, together with the type of crystals developed, was correlated to the fluorine content of the parent glasses.
Keywords :
Nuclear and chemical wastes , aluminosilicates , silicates , Sintering , chemical durability , Glass-ceramics , Hardness , X-ray diffraction , Strength , Scanning electron microscopy , Microcrystallinity , porosity
Journal title :
Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids
Serial Year :
2006
Link To Document :
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