fiberglass

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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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carbon, E-glass, S-glass, aramid) for various market segments of the aerospace industry.
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13] and the stresses at the fiber matrix interface of a discontinuous hybrid fiber composite with T300 and S-Glass fibers.