glass fibre


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glass fibre

n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for fibreglass
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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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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Translations

glass fibre

nfibra di vetro
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Survival of glass fibre reinforced composite post restorations after 2 years-an observational clinical study.
Proceedings in PCI symposium: Durability of Glass Fibre Reinforced Concrete (108 p.).
Pontes, "Assessment of the shrinkage and ejection forces of reinforced polypropylene based on nanoclays and short glass fibre", in Materials Science Forum, Vols.
Caption: Figure 7: Load-displacement curves of specimens with unmodified polyurethane (PU) adhesive or adhesive modified by the addition of 5.5% w/w glass fibre (GF): (a) No through-reinforcement; (b) through-reinforcement (24 reinforcements).
glass fibre posts: a randomized controlled trial with up to 3 years of follow up.
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. The particles emit light into the fibre in such a way that it does not travel in both directions, as one would expect.
Siemens considered using carbon fibres to reduce weight further but concluded glass fibre was more cost efficient.