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fiberglass

, fiber glass (fi'ber-glas?)
Material made from fine fibers of glass and having many industrial uses, e.g., as insulation. The fibers are irritating and potentially damaging to the skin and lungs. Fiberglass is used in health care in the construction of orthopedic casts and splints.
Synonym: fibrous glass
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This might be due to the higher longitudinal stiffness T300 fiber than S-glass fiber.
The carbon fiber and S-glass fiber composites are used widely as compared with the aramid fiber composites.
TOLEDO, Ohio, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, announced today that it has signed an agreement with AGY, a leading global producer of glass fiber yarns and high-strength glass fiber reinforcements, to better serve and grow the composites market with S-Glass reinforcements.
Owens Corning will license its S-Glass technology exclusively to AGY, which will assume commercial and operating responsibility for all of Owens Corning's S-Glass-related business effective August 1, 2014.
6 S-Glass Fiber Demand in High Performance Composites 55
Raw Materials Analysis: Composite materials shipment by type of reinforcements (carbon, E-glass, S-glass, aramid) and resins (Epoxy, phenolic) for various market segments of the aerospace industry.