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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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Number of units issued for SRMs 1450-1450d, Fibrous Glass Board Designation Number issued International distribution * 1450 Unavailable (b) -- 1450a Unavailable (b) -- 1450b 164 (c) CA, ES, GB, IT, JP, KR, NL, PT 1450c 359 AU, CA, DE, DK, ES, JP, KR, TR 1450d 92 AU, CA, CN, IN, KR, LU, SI, TH, ZA (a) Countries designated by their two-letter country code [68].
Siu, Fibrous Glass Board as a Standard Reference Material for Thermal Resistance Measurement Systems, Thermal Insulation Performance, ASTM STP 718, D.
Grant, Fibrous Glass, Section 4 in Glass Engineering Handbook, 2nd Ed.
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References citing the usage of SRM 1450c, Fibrous Glass Board