Fibre-reinforced plastic


Fibre-reinforced plastic

A fibre-reinforced plastic (FRP) (also "fibre-reinforced polymer") is a composite material comprising a polymer matrix reinforced with fibres. The fibers are usually fiberglass, carbon, or aramid, while the polymer is usually an epoxy, vinylester or polyester thermosetting plastic. FRPs are commonly used in the aerospace, automotive, marine, and construction industries.

ee also

* Glass Reinforced Plastic
* Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic
* Fiber Reinforced Concrete
* BS 4994

External links

* [http://www.businessweek.com/innovate/content/aug2006/id20060802_586819.htm?campaign_id=bier_innu3 "Business Week" story about FRPs used to construct bridges]


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