glass fiber

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: fiber - a very thin fiber made of glass that functions as a waveguide for light; used in bundles to transmit images
fiber optic cable, fibre optic cable - a cable made of optical fibers that can transmit large amounts of information at the speed of light
fiberscope - a flexible medical instrument involving fiber optics that is used to examine internal organs
fiber, fibre - a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
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According to new report available with Million Insights, the factors that propel the growth of the Glass Fiber Market include increased usage of in automobiles to decrease weight and CO2 emissions, increased construction activities at the global level, and demand for corrosion resistance applications such as pipes and tanks from oil & gas and water supply sector.
(2006) reported that there was an increase in the impact strength of heat-polymerized acrylic resin with the addition of rod and woven glass fibers. [13] Jaber (2011) reported that there was an increase in impact strength in acrylic resin group with the addition of chopped strands glass fiber with 6 mm size and 0.7% concentration.
MIP: root-filled teeth with prefabricated mixed glass fiber and carbon fiber posts (Angelus, Londrina, PR, Brazil).
The effect of glass fiber reinforcement on the fracture resistance of a provisional fixed partial denture.
conducted glass fiber pull-out tests with various pull-out lengths varying from 1,5 mm to 10 mm.
Materials used for the study were based on Domolen 1100L polypropylene homopolymer, nanoclay for polyolefin nanocomposites (P-802 nanoMax in percentages of 2%, 6%, and 10%) and reinforced polypropylene homopolymer with a content of 10% and 30% glass fiber (Domolen P1-013-V10-N and Domolen P1-102-V30-N, respectively).
Martin Kleinebrecht, JM's leader of marketing and portfolio management for Nonwovens in Europe & Asia, says, "Johns Manville has decades of experience in the development and production of glass fiber nonwovens.
* To replace palm and glass fiber for existing material glass fiber.
The basic function of a glass forming apron is to transport the sizing towards the glass fiber. But the finer a filament's diameter, the more attention is required to prevent defects like broken filaments or hairiness.
Table 1 shows that cast metal posts (24.5%) and glass fiber posts (20.8%) were the most commonly used type of intra-radicular post.
Lucintel, a leading global management consulting and market research company, has analyzed the growth opportunities in China glass fiber marketand offers its findings in its comprehensive research report, “Growth Opportunities in China Glass Fiber Market2013-2018: Trend, Forecast, and Competitive Analysis."