glass fiber


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Noun1.glass fiber - a very thin fiber made of glass that functions as a waveguide for light; used in bundles to transmit images
fiber optic cable, fibre optic cable - a cable made of optical fibers that can transmit large amounts of information at the speed of light
fiberscope - a flexible medical instrument involving fiber optics that is used to examine internal organs
fiber, fibre - a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
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Owens Corning's FoodContact glass fiber solution for reinforced plastic is designed for use in consumer appliance and food manufacturing products such as kitchen utensils and kitchenware; coffee machines; food preparation equipment; ingredient holding tanks; and drinking water systems.
This vinyl floor covering features a reinforcement of segmented woven or non woven glass fiber mat located on the underside of the vinyl floor covering or at or near the neutral axis of the vinyl floor covering.
CPIC) is a leader in the Chinese glass industry and has extensive expertise in the production of glass fiber, which has motivated Abahsain to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the firm to collaborate in constructing a new glass fiber factory in Bahrain.
The aim of these tests was to investigate efficiency of reinforced walls and walls strengthened with glass fiber materials regarding enhancement of compressive resistance when compared to URM walls.
Paul, "Effect of Glass Fiber and Maleated Ethylene-Propylene Rubber Content on Tensile and Impact Properties of Nylon 6," Polymer 41, 7165-7174 (2000).
GLASS FIBER DEMAND (million pounds) % Annual Growth Item 1997 2002 2007 02/97 07/02 Glass Fiber Demand 5680 6260 6910 2.
of France in September to produce continuous glass fibers.
If you took a [commercial] glass fiber and produced the same number of microscopic cracks in it, the transmission would [also] be absolutely horrible," she notes.
Like the global glass fiber industry, Chinese glass fiber market is also featured with high concentration, most of the capacity is concentrated in China Fiberglass Co.
Browse through the TOC of global glass fiber prepreg market for an in-depth analysis of the industry trends and segments, with help of various tables and figures.
LANXESS, one of the world's leading glass fiber manufacturers, is seeing a marked growth in demand for its milled short glass fibers (milled fiber).