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With a high alkali and alkaline earth oxide content and a general sealing glass with high chemical resistance.
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2.5 g/cm³ at 20 °C
73 GPa at 20 °C
0.22 [-] at 20 °C
Viscosity 10¹³ dPa.s (ISO 7884-4)
Coefficient of thermal expansionα
9.1E-6 1/K at 20 °C
mean value for 20-300 °C - ISO 7991
Glass transition temperatureTg
Viscosity 10⁷·⁶ dPa.s (ISO 7884-3)
Specific electrical resistance temperatureTk
For ρ = 10⁸ Ω·cm
1.1 W/(m·K) at 90 °C
Viscosity 10⁴ dPa.s (ISO 7884-2)
Dielectric constant, 1MHzεr,1MHz
7.2 [-] at 20 °C
125893 Ω·m at 250 °C
Loss tangent, 1MHztanδ1,MHz
6.999999999999999E-3 [-] at 20 °C
at λ=587.6 nm
Stress optical coefficientk
Engineering (Heat exchanger, Glass apparatus, Instrument / Barometers / Aerometers / Sightglasses and Others), Renewable energy (Photovoltaics, Solar collectors, Receiver), Signal intensifier, Detector and (fibre-) optics (Transmitter and x-ray tubes, other Fibre optics, other Electrotechnology/Electronics), Home (Glass fibre applications, Aquarium heating tubes, Furniture, Sprinkler fuses, Food packaging /cosmetics, Architecture, Christmas Ornaments, Giftware and others), Lighting (Explosion roof lighting, Neon tubing, Lamp bulbs, Exhaust and plate tubing and others), Laboratory/Industrial Technology (Glassblown laboratory ware, Test tubes, Measuring cylinders, Pressed glass articles like balls and lenses, Medical technology like microlitetre syringe and pipettes, Thermometry), Pharmaceutical packaging (Vials, Tablet bottles), Glass straws.
Hydrolytic resistance Class HGB3 (ISO 719), Type III (Ph. Eur.), Type III (USP) - Acid resistance Class S1 (DIN 12116) - Alkali resistance Class A2 (ISO695), ASTM E 438 Type II
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