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2012-08-08 23:04:04

Lucintel ForecastsStrong Growth in Long Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastics:Market Anticipated to Reach $1,088 Million in 2017 Irving, Texas (PRWEB) August 08, 2012 The use of long fiber reinforced thermoplastics (LFT) materials, which initially was driven by consumption growth in Europe, is becoming more prevalent in all regions of the world. Although LFT is more expensive than competitive materials, its use is growing in applications where weight savings, fuel savings, and other...


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2010-11-15 17:15:41

Fiberglass consists of numerous extremely fine fibers of glass. Although experimented with throughout history actual glass fibers were not mass produced until the invention of finer machine tooling. A dress with glass fibers was first worn in 1893 by stage actress Georgia Cayvan. Russell Games Slayter invented, in 1938, what is commonly known as fiberglass today. It is commonly used for insulation. Carbon fiber is also a somewhat similar but more expensive technology used in place of...

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