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What wastes are generated while manufacturing fiberglass?

QuestionsCategory: WasteWhat wastes are generated while manufacturing fiberglass?
Sudhir Sharma asked 5 years ago
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What wastes are generated while manufacturing fiberglass?
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What wastes are generated while manufacturing fiberglass?
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Fiberglass with its versatile properties has become a material of choice for several applications. To meet this increase in demand, there is increased manufacturing of fiberglass which results in the increase in waste generation .
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Team GreenSutra® Staff answered 5 years ago

Fiberglass with its versatile properties has become a material of choice for several applications.

There are two major types of waste generated while manufacturing of fiberglass:

  1. Spent acetone from resin and gelcoat clean-up 
  2. Waste resin and gelcoat from raw materials that can no longer be used in production

If not treated properly at source, these wastes are Hazardous in nature.