Structure and composition of innovative porous composite material

  • 1 Institute of Metal Science, Equipment and Technologies with Hydro- and Aerodynamics Centre “Acad. A. Balevski”, Bulgarian Academy of Science, Sofia, Bulgaria


The subject of this article is a study on the composition and structure of innovative Porous Composite Material (PCM). The latter is obtained from powders of glass waste and heat-treated rice husks. The PCM is non-flammable, non-combustible and has high heat and sound insulation properties. The structural elements made of it are lighter and stronger than the ones made of foam glass. It is expected that PCM is to find wide application in construction and as an absorbent of heavy metals and oil from polluted water



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