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  1. fiberglass, fibreglass(noun)

    a covering material made of glass fibers in resins

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  1. fiberglass(Noun)

    US spelling of fibreglass

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  1. Fiberglass

    Fiberglass is a fiber reinforced polymer made of a plastic matrix reinforced by fine fibers of glass. It is also known as GFK. Fiberglass is a lightweight, extremely strong, and robust material. Although strength properties are somewhat lower than carbon fiber and it is less stiff, the material is typically far less brittle, and the raw materials are much less expensive. Its bulk strength and weight properties are also very favorable when compared to metals, and it can be easily formed using molding processes. The plastic matrix may be epoxy, a thermosetting plastic or thermoplastic. Common uses of fiberglass include high performance aircraft, boats, automobiles, baths, hot tubs, water tanks, roofing, pipes, cladding, casts, surfboards and external door skins.


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