Product Review

IceStone Recycled-Glass/Cement Composite

The challenge in producing a glass-cement composite is dealing with a chemical reaction that occurs in the interface of the glass and cement. This alkali-silica reaction (ASR) can weaken the concrete and cause cracking, and it has slowed the development of cement-glass composites. (Waussau Tile dealt with this ASR problem and introduced a recycled-glass terrazzo tile product several years ago—see


Published December 1, 2003

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