reinforced plastic


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reinforced plastic

[¦rē·ən′fȯrst ′plas·tik]
(materials)
High-strength filled plastic product used for mechanical, construction, and electrical products, automotive components, and ablative coatings; filling can be whiskers of glass, metal, boron, or other materials.

reinforced plastic

A plastic having imbedded high-strength fillers to provide mechanical properties which are superior to those of the base material.
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Growing demand for strong, lightweight pipes, the cost-effectiveness of the technology, and demand from oil & gas industry are boosting the growth of the fiber reinforced plastic pipe market.
In subsequent sections, injection molding simulation and homogenized structural simulation of fiber reinforced plastic couplings will be discussed in detail with due attention on the effect of fiber orientation and knit lines on the supercharger couplings.
The six-foot by eight-foot GRP Bathroom Pods, built in Kullman's 180,000 s/f factory in New Jersey, will have an outer shell constructed entirely of glass reinforced plastic (very similar to fiberglass) and are connected to a steel based frame.
Mathematical Background for Evaluation of Homogenized Coefficients for Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP).
It can also absorb a greater amount of shock due to reinforced plastic material, they added.
Weighing "as much as an automobile," this baby is made of special concrete designed to resist 5,000 pounds of pressure per square inch, and is bonded to reinforced plastic and copper.
Gil Chapman, an advanced materials consultant at Chrysler, says, "This could be a true composite car--using steel, aluminum and fiberglass reinforced plastic."
Upsurge In Demand For Light Weight Materials To Fuel Growth Of Global Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastic (GFRP) Market During 2017-2023
His topics include measuring the mechanical properties of reinforced plastics, the thermal and thermo-oxidative degradation of reinforced polymers, applying reinforced plastic in the automotive and aerospace industries, the radiative resistance of unreinforced and reinforced plastics, and unreinforced and reinforced fire retardant polymers.
The carbon fiber reinforced plastic market is growing at a significant pace mainly due to its growing demand in industries such as aerospace and automotive.
To be more precise, the material is CFRP, or carbon fibre reinforced plastic, which BMW is using on its upcoming i3 and i8 eco-cars.
The new alliance between the two companies addresses a rapidly expanding market, because of the growing use of carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFP) parts in the automotive industry.

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