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Green Statement - Monoglass® and Sonoglass™

MONOGLASS is designed with the environment in mind. It is made from a combination of post consumer recycled glass and recycled manufacturing glass. The total volume of post consumer material is not less than 25%.

When this is combined with the recycled manufacturing waste, the total recycled content of MONOGLASS is not less than 37%.

MONOGLASS has been installed in educational facilities, community centres, hospitals as well as a variety of other locations where environmental responsibility and product safety are of high concern.

What makes MONOGLASS Green?

  • The high R-value of MONOGLASS is in itself part of the reason MONOGLASS is considered a green product. By virtue of being a good thermal insulator, MONOGLASS reduces the amount of fossil fuels required to heat a building, thereby reducing the amount of greenhouse gasses that are put into the atmosphere. In addition to this, the heating costs for the building are reduced.
  • As an inorganic, naturally non-combustible material, MONOGLASS needs no additional chemicals to reduce flammability.
  • MONOGLASS does not support the growth of mould/fungus, eliminating the need for chemical fungicides.
  • As a white product with high light reflectance, MONOGLASS reduces the amount of energy required to light an area. The high light reflectance also provides a safer environment at night.
  • The PVA binder used in the MONOGLASS application has only trace VOC emissions. When applied, the amounts of potential VOC emissions are approximately .00005% by weight.

Monoglass and Sonoglass Green Specifications

MONOGLASS and SONOGLASS spray-on insulation are white, non-combustible, inorganic fiberglass wool insulations which adhere to the substrate by a formaldehyde free, acrylic polymer non-toxic binder.

Australian Standards ASTMC518-04
CSIRO, BRANZ, NATA & NuLap Accreditation
Green Building Council of Australia approved products
FIRE HAZARD CLASSIFICATION
MONOGLASS Is a Group 1 Product. Tested and complies with AS 3837, ASTM E84-79: BCA C1.10A (Class 1,2 & 3). Test Authority; (AWTA Australia) Passed.
Flame Spread= 0
Smoke Developed= 0
Fuel Contribution= 0
BOND STRENGTH
ASTM E-736: 4.062kPA: Passed
NON-COMBUSTIBILITY
AS 1530.3 ASTM E-136 Smolder Resistance CGSB 51-GP-36P MFB Approved.
DRY DENSITY
ASTM D-1622-83: 3.0 pounds/cubic foot (48 KG per cubic meters)
THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY
SONOGLASS & MONOGLASS Tested and passed by Branz/Nata Thermal compliance to ASTM C518-04, K-Factor .25, conductivity 0.035 W/m2 K AS/NZS 4859-Part 1, Standard compliance.
NOISE REDUCTION COEFFICIENT (ACOUSTIC)
Tested and certified by Heggies Australia. (NRC) ISO 354: 25.4mm@ NRC .75 50.8mm@ NRC .95
LIGHT REFLECTANCE
GE reflectivity tested, 80-85%
AIR EROSION
ASTM E-859 at 6.6mtrs/sec; No weight loss or damage
VOC CERTIFICATION
MONOGLASS manufactures certification= 0 VOC
‘GreenSpec’ Approved Product’
VIBRATION RESISTANCE TYPE-1
CGSB 51-GP-11M (Max 0.5%) Passed; 0.02%
MOISTURE ABSORPTION
CGSB 51-GP-36P, Max 20% MONOGLASS passed; 4.9%
BIO-SOLUBLE
Tested & Passed by JM of the manufactures code; 902 Glass Fibre Test. (Published in EC/TM/26 Rev.6,1997) MSDS Reports by Dr Bisby
INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS
*British Standards Surface Spread of Flame BS-476 Part 4:Class 1
*South African Bureau of Standards Thermal Report 722/82316/KK41 :ISO 8301:1991 (SABS) Acoustic Report 717/85190/K30 :ISO 354:1985 Non-Combustibility Report 0177 Part 3 & 5 :ISO 1182:1990
*International Standards Organization Thermal ISO 8301:1991 / ASTM C518 / SABS 722
(ISO) 9000 Thermal, Acoustic ISO 354:1985 / ASTM C423 /SABS 717
Non-Combustibility ISO 1182:1990 / CAN 4-S114 / SABS 0177
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