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2014-05-02 23:09:46

It’s been suggested that fiberglass can be a dangerous form of insulation to use in homes. Clean Crawls, a company specializing in insulation of attics and crawl spaces, offers their own views of fiberglass insulation in a recent article. Everett, WA (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Clean Crawls, a local attic and crawl space cleaning and insulating company, knows all about insulation of every type. In response to some propaganda they heard regarding the supposed dangers of fiberglass, the staff...

Mantis Shrimp Is Stronger Than Airplanes
2014-04-23 03:00:09

Sean Nealon, University of California, Riverside Inspired by mantis shrimp, researchers design composite material stronger than standard used in airplane frames Inspired by the fist-like club of a mantis shrimp, a team of researchers led by University of California, Riverside, in collaboration with University of Southern California and Purdue University, have developed a design structure for composite materials that is more impact resistant and tougher than the standard used in...

2014-04-17 20:22:54

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vx3bn2/glass_fiber_and) has announced the addition of the "Glass Fiber & Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastic (GFRP) Composites Market by Raw Material, Manufacturing Process, Application & by Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vx3bn2/glass_fiber_and ] report to their offering. <start_newscom>...

2014-04-16 14:05:02

Internal damage in fiber-reinforced composites, materials used in structures of modern airplanes and automobiles, is difficult to detect and nearly impossible to repair by conventional methods. A small, internal crack can quickly develop into irreversible damage from delamination, a process in which the layers separate. This remains one of the most significant factors limiting more widespread use of composite materials. However, fiber-composite materials can now heal autonomously through a...

2014-04-10 23:23:12

This research report categorizes the global market for Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastic (GFRP) Composites on the basis of raw materials, manufacturing processes, and applications by geography in terms of volume, value, and analyzing trends in each of the submarkets. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/glass-fiber-reinforced-plastic-composites-market-142751329.html) (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 The report, “Glass Fiber & Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastic (GFRP) Composites Market By...

2014-03-26 08:32:03

DALLAS, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report, "Glass Fiber & Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastic (GFRP) Composites Market By Raw Material, By Manufacturing Process, By Application (Transportation, Construction, Electrical & Electronics, & Others) & By Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019", defines and segments the global GFRP Composites market with an analysis and forecast by value and volume. Browse more than 153 market data tables 107...

2014-03-19 08:20:25

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Core Molding Technologies, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CMT), a leading North American compounder of custom sheet molding compound (SMC) and molder of fiberglass reinforced plastics (FRP), today announced it had completed production of its 2 millionth truck hood. Recognition events were held at each of Core's four manufacturing facilities to celebrate the achievement. Since its inception as an independent company in 1997, Core has produced hood...

2014-03-18 23:02:40

Martinson-Nicholls new fiberglass step covers and walkways provide durable, lightweight slip-resistance on stairs, inclines, ramps and floors. The easy to install and cost-effective covers come in three different anti-slip grit options. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Featuring a proprietary coating of mineral abrasive epoxy grit, Martinson-Nicholls' new fiberglass step covers and walkways provide a lightweight and durable anti-slip surface. With three coating options, heavy,...

2014-03-12 12:32:23

PARIS, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE:OC), a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements and engineered materials for composite systems, today announced 9703 wet use chopped strands (WUCS) enabling improved line speed and tensile strength when manufacturing wet-process glass veils. The new WUCS 9703 improves wet web strength enabling Owens Corning customers to increase their manufacturing line speeds while at the same time reducing veil defects, such as...

2014-03-12 12:32:22

Innovative roving enables faster compounding line speeds for improved cost efficiency and increased glass loadings PARIS, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a leading global producer of glass fiber products for composite systems, today announced the launch of its new Performax(®) SE4849 Type 30(®) roving at the JEC Europe 2014 show and conferences. The Performax(®) SE4849 roving is specially designed and engineered for long fiber reinforced thermoplastic...


Latest Fiberglass Reference Libraries

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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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