Glass threads formed into a matting or fabric and used with special resins to form a covering of high strength to weight ratio. Used to build canoes, kayaks and paddles.
a covering material made of glass fibers in resins
a) A material composed of thin glass threads used for insulation. b) Glass fibres bonded with resin that can be used to manufacture a range of objects.
A composite material made of fine glass fibres woven into a cloth then bonded together with a synthetic plastic or resin.
Strong, semi-flexible material made from resin and glass fibres.
Ultra fine extruded glass strands woven together to provide a cloth matting which is used in surfboard lamination.
glass which has been extruded into extremely fine filaments, of the order of a few microns in diameter. Glass filaments may be treated with special binders and processed in a similar manner to textile fibres. The fibres are available in many forms, includ
Woven glass cloth that, when saturated with resin, provides the protective outer coating of a surfboard
See Unsaturated polyester resins.
Fine threads of glass which are available in the form of a rope or a mat. When polyester resins, catalysts and hardeners are applied to fibreglass, it can be formed or molded into pools, water tanks, boats and many other items.
A stiff and dense material, but difficult to work and thus make boomerangs out of. Fibreglass tape and resin is a common combination used to repair a broken boomerang.