General Soda-Lime Glass

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Description

Alkali alkaline earth silicate glass also known as soda-lime glass is the commercially most important glass and accounts for approximately 90% of manufactured glass. It is comparatively inexpensive and can be recycled. One distinguishes soda-lime container and flat glass.

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All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
Equivalent standards are similar to one or more standards provided by the supplier. Some equivalent standards may be stricter whereas others may be outside the bounds of the original standard.

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Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValue

Density

23.0 °C

2.4 - 2.5 g/cm³

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Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValue

Elastic modulus

23.0 °C

70 GPa

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Hardness, Knoop, HK2

23.0 °C

510 - 710 [-]

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Poisson's ratio

23.0 °C

0.2 - 0.23 [-]

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Shear modulus

23.0 °C

29.8 - 30 GPa

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Thermal

PropertyTemperatureValue

Annealing temperature

530 - 560 °C

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Coefficient of thermal expansion

300.0 °C

8.3E-6 - 9.5E-6 1/K

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Glass transition temperature

530 - 570 °C

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Thermal conductivity

23.0 °C

0.7 - 1.3 W/(m·K)

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Vicat softening temperature

720 - 730 °C

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Optical

PropertyValue

Refractive index

1.52 [-]

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