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Table 1 Composition of MMVF sourced from various countries and producers. Weight content of oxides and of binder

From: Composition, Respirable Fraction and Dissolution Rate of 24 Stone Wool MMVF with their Binder

Country of origin Producer code MMVF code SiO2 Al2O3 CaO MgO Fe2O3 TiO2 Na2O K2O MnO P2O5 Cr2O3 BaO S SrO B2O3 SUM Al / (Al+Si) KI-Index BET (m2/g) % binder content
Germany unkown MMVF #17 (pre-1995) 54 7 30 3 3 0.5 1.5 1.3 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 100 0.13 22 0.3 0.1
Germany A MMVF #1 42 18 18 9 7 2.1 2.1 1.2 0.4 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 101 0.33 -6 0.2 4.2
Germany B MMVF #2 42 18 18 9 8 1.8 2.4 0.9 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 102 0.38 -5 0.5 4.1
Germany C MMVF #4 44 24 15 2 6 0.7 6.2 3.8 0.2 0.8 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 102 0.32 -21 0.6 1.1
Germany A MMVF #5 43 18 17 9 7 1.9 1.3 0.7 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 99 0.34 -8 0.2 3.9
Germany A MMVF #7 40 20 16 10 1 1.2 2.3 2.2 0.9 0.3 0.3 1.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 95 0.36 -7 0.4 2.4
Germany A MMVF #8 41 19 18 10 8 1.4 0.8 0.4 0.7 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 100 0.34 -8 0.2 0.9
China A MMVF #11 42 19 19 8 7 1.3 1.4 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 98 0.35 -8 0.3 4.1
Germany A MMVF #12 43 20 19 10 7 1.9 2.6 1.4 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 105 0.34 -7 0.2 3.7
Germany D MMVF #14 44 16 23 9 6 1.6 2.7 1.7 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1   105 0.35 6 0.5 3.7
Germany E MMVF #20 42 18 18 13 8 0.8 1.4 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 101 0.36 -2 0.2 1.9
Finland E MMVF #21 42 17 16 12 10 0.8 1.5 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 100 0.29 -4 0.4 2.4
UK A MMVF #22 40 17 22 9 9 1.3 2 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.0 102 0.30 -1 0.4 3.2
Russia A MMVF #24 41 16 24 9 8 1.3 1.3 0.7 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.5 0.1 0.0 102 0.34 2 0.4 2.4
Germany A MMVF #26 41 19 19 8 7 2.1 2.7 0.7 0.2 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 100 0.34 -7 0.3 1.9