One of the most important factors in the optimisation of the foam glass product is the control of the heating rate.
Foam glass, otherwise known as cellular glass, is an opaque, lightweight material with a closed-cell structure. It is made from moulds packed with crushed or granulated glass, mixed with a calcareous chemical agent. At the temperature at which the glass grains become soft enough for cohesion, the agent releases a gas that is trapped in the glass and forms the structure of the closed cell that remains after cooling. Foam glass is a novel material of gases and is a type of flammable building material, thermal insulation, not in which many small pores are closed. It has many advantages, including low thermal conductivity light weight, and high strength. Foam glass has been used as a substitute for cork and is light enough to float in water, but its main uses are for thermal and sound insulation. Most fumes and vermin are impervious to moisture. The driving factors for global market growth are fire protection and longer life and advantageous environmental regulations. One of the most important factors in the optimisation of the foam glass product is the control of the heating rate.
The insulation material for the foam glass wall is one of the new insulation materials for the protection of the environment that has environmental protection, safety, comfort and economy properties. It not only continues to use ordinary glass for a long time but also brings us more new functions. Usually foam glass is used in the decoration of the wall, as it can not only absorb heat but also absorb a lot of noise pollution. Many industries call it new material green environment protection. The exterior wall of the Cellular Glass can be swiftly ingested when used, since the material itself is also very popular for non-toxicity. However, the key constraint that hampers market growth worldwide is the huge cost of foam glass.
Foam glass-type market segment has been classified into open cell and closed cell. Closed cell foam glass is estimated to be the largest kind of foam glass market during the forecast period. It displays properties fire resistance, so high temperature resistance, and high bearing strength ,also resistance to moisture, resistance to corrosion as well as resistance to pests. It is used in residential and commercial building interior walls, sound-proofing meeting halls, isolating pipes, roadbeds, backfills, embankments, floor insulation, tank walls and bases, and runway arrester systems. Global market for foam glass depending on Chemical Processing Systems and Building & Industrial Isolation. It is highly utilised in the oil & gas sector. In the oil & gas industry, the Liquefied Petroleum Gas pipelines and oil pipelines are used to insulate low-temperature piping systems. In the future year, the manufacturers will focus on developing product quality through continuous R&D and further contributing tailor-made solutions to customer requirements.
Europe should have the largest share of the foam glass market and this trend is expected to continue over the forecast period. Asia Pacific dominates the market due to vast demand in the construction sectors and raising appreciation programmes in the industries that respect this material 's influence. The market for the region operates in various end-use industries in the increasing demand for environmentally friendly insulating materials. In terms of demand North America is conventional when it comes to market influence. Latin America and MEA are calculated to hold a substantial productive share of the Foam glass market.
The key players operating in the market are Owens Corning, Zhejiang Dehe Insulation Technology Co., Ltd., , Earthstone international, Zhejiang Zhenshen Insulation Technology Corp., UUSIOAINES OY, Glapor, MISAPOR, Polydros S.A, Refaglass Anhui Huichang New Material Co., Ltd., and others.
Key Segments of the Global Foam Glass Market
Type Overview, 2018-2028 (USD Million)
- Open Cell Foam Glass
- Closed Cell Foam Glass
Process Overview, 2018-2028 (USD Million)
End-use industry ] Overview, 2018-2028 (USD Million)
- Building & Construction
Application Overview, 2018-2028 (USD Million)
- Building & Industrial Insulation
- Chemical Processing Systems
- Consumer Abrasive
Regional Overview, 2018-2028 (USD Million)
- Rest of Europ
- Rest of Asia-Pacifi
Middle East and Africa
- South Africa
- Rest of Middle East and Afric
- Rest of South America