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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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The fiberglass boat distribution of the DA-BFAR to the 22 Recto Bank fishermen is an effort of the government to prioritize the immediate recovery of the livelihood of the fishermen after the maritime incident they encountered.
If your current wood front door, or a new fiberglass one you are considering, has much glass as many door models do today, the door material becomes less important from an insulation standpoint.
Signey added that fiberglass boats are considered better and safer fishing boats than the wooden units because of their sturdy materials that are designed to survive rough seas.
Jushi Egypt For Fiberglass Industry SAE was established in January 2012 and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jushi Group Co, Ltd, the leading fiberglass manufacturer in the world.
But nonmetal parts like fiberglass and resins, which make up the bulk of cellphones' printed circuit boards, are generally discarded because they're less valuable and more difficult to process.
In 2016, PPG completed the sale of its European fiberglass operations to NEG and divested its ownership interests in two Asian fiberglass joint ventures.
A: The nice thing about fiberglass tubs and showers is that no matter how dirty they become, they are fairly easy to clean.
In 1976, fiberglass was still in its infancy, Renoud said.
So Negrense Volunteers for Change (NVC) decided to shift from wood to fiberglass to prevent further destruction of the environment.
Following is a look at how polycarbonate measures up to stainless steel and fiberglass in several key performance areas:
Condemn the bore evacuator when visible damage to the composite material (e.g., breaks in the fiberglass) on the exterior surface (punctures, cracks, dents, severe abrasion, distortion, hammer marks) is present.
Future Pipe Industries Group was established in 1984 and has since grown to become a leader in anti-corrosive fiberglass pipe system design and manufacturing.