glass fibre


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glass fibre

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(Elements & Compounds) another name for fibreglass
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Noun1.glass fibre - 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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The hybridisation with small amounts of mineral fibres makes these glass fibre composites more suitable for technical applications.
At the Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) tiny particles have been coupled to a glass fibre.
has build a set of hybrid thermoplastic composites that combine long glass fibre and long carbon fibre support together in a single, ready-to-mould composite pellet.
Siemens considered using carbon fibres to reduce weight further but concluded glass fibre was more cost efficient.
The Visiongain author of The Composites Market 2012-2022: Glass Fibre, Carbon Fibre & Aramid Fibre report commented that "The global composites market will experience robust and accelerating growth, as the economic conditions in Europe improve and as the emerging markets increase their usage of composites.
Within the Building and Energy unit, Ahlstrom will phase out production of glass fibre and glass-fibre mats at its Karhula plant in Finland by the end of 2011.
German building components maker Schoeck recently passed a significant test of strength and material capabilities when its high-strength glass fibre reinforcement survived the impact of a 36-tonne truck during a crash test.
KraussMaffei modified its LFI process by boosting glass fibre output rate from 180 to 300 grams/second.
EUROPE'S composites and plastics converting companies are warning the European Commission an anti-dumping review into Chinese exports of certain continuous filament glass fibre products could force them to relocate outside Europe.
Summary: 3B, a leading manufacturer of fibreglass products for the reinforcement of thermoplastics and thermosets, is showcasing its HiPer-texao high-performance glass fibre for hard armour ballistic and blast protection applications in Hall 10, Booth A05 at IDEX 2009, being held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).
Hundreds of vehicles are being refused certificates because of the use of glass fibre.
MANAMA: A memorandum of understanding has been signed to set up a joint venture company to produce glass fibre in Bahrain.