fiber-reinforced polymer

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fiber-reinforced polymer

[¦fī·bər ‚rē·ən¦forst ′päl·ə·mər]
(materials)
Lightweight, high-strength composite material composed of fibers (glass, carbon, or silicon carbide) embedded in a polymeric (epoxy, phenolic, or polyester) matrix. Abbreviated FRP.
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She is an artist who works in 38 different mediums such as glass, ceramic, metal, fibre-reinforced plastic (FRP), terracotta, etc.
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Qatar Ag has been accredited as a member of one of the largest international competence networks, CFK-Valley Stade (Germany), which works in the field of carbon fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP) and advanced materials.
2m) term loan and INR150m cash credit of Indian fibre-reinforced plastic products manufacturer EPP Composites Pvt Ltd.
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Atherstone is a Hunt class ship and is one of the first in the world to be made of fibre-reinforced plastic to reduce her vulnerability to magnetic mines.
There the shutters, made of a sandwich of glass and fibre-reinforced plastic, fold up to open the central atrium at the east and west ends.
Even in structural frame components, fibre-reinforced plastic materials are beginning to compete with steel and aluminum.
The new 3-Series will be codenamed G20 and its platform benefits from multi-material construction and incorporates materials such as aluminium and carbon fibre-reinforced plastic in addition to conventional steel.
According to the company, the contract is the largest single naval export order for a Turkish shipyard and is one of the most significant for fibre-reinforced plastic (FRP) patrol boats, which will be established through advanced composite materials.