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Glass reinforced plastics in construction

Leonard Hollaway

Glass reinforced plastics in construction

engineering aspects

by Leonard Hollaway

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Published by Surrey University Press in Glasgow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Glass reinforced plastics,
  • Plastics in building

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Leonard Hollaway.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA455.P55 H64 1978b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 228 p. :
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4478047M
    ISBN 100903384213
    LC Control Number79305851

    , Glass reinforced plastics in construction: engineering aspects / [by] Leonard Hollaway Surrey University Press Glasgow Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. This is indicative of the LOD requirements for Glass-reinforced plastics (GRP) profiled sheets. Manufacturer Product Data template Complete this electronic spreadsheet to ensure that your Glass-reinforced plastics (GRP) profiled sheets product information meets the requirements of .

    The material is a combination of glass fibers and resins, wherein resins provide chemical and environmental resistance to the product, apart from acting as a binder for glass fibers in the structural laminate. Glass-fiber-reinforced plastics offer several advantages over other reinforced plastics. They are highly resistant to corrosion/5(34). guide to quality control requirements for reinforced plastics mouldings - guide to the preparation of a scheme to control the quality of glass reinforced polyester mouldings: bs (): specification for glass fibre reinforced plastics (grp) pipes and fittings for use for water supply or sewerage - design and performance requirements.

    Construction sectors will drive the glass fiber and glass fiber reinforced plastic composites market in Middle East and Africa regions. Research and development activities for production of high quality and performance products are led by European nations and the USA. E-glass is the most widely used fiber material in FRPs; however, studies have shown that this type of fiber is susceptible to degradation in alkaline environments (i.e., concrete). This paper presents the results of a durability study on FRP bars made from an alternative glass fiber, alkali resistant (AR) glass, that could potentially improve.


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