Definitions for "Soda-lime glass"
The most common type of glass manufactured and the type used in most fluorescent tubes and incandescent bulbs. Soda-lime glass is made from a combination of sand, limestone, and sodium carbonate, and can either be clear or colored.
The most common glass used in glass bead making because it comes in a wide array of colors and retains a workable consistency longer than other types of glasses. At about 17000, the glass becomes the consistency of hot taffy, and then shaped into the desired form. Each type of glass has it's own "working rules", and cannot be used with different types of glass.
A glass with a substantial portion of lime in the formula.