Facts about Fiberglass
↣ Modern glass fiber was discovered by Russel Games Slayster of Owens-Corning in 1938.
↣ Glass is kept in liquefied state in a large vat and then pulled out through die’s to create fibers. These fibers are bundled into rovings by manufacturers.
↣ The fiberglass is used as a reinforcement material in plastic products by manufacturing units.
↣ The first GRP products were aircraft parts designed by Owens-Corning in 1942.
↣ The first underground fuel storage tank was installed in 1964, in Chicago.
↣ The first GRP pipes were made by a number of manufacturers in 1960’s. The first pipes were filament wound.
↣ The first quality standards for design and manufacture of GRP products were intended by ASTM in 1978.
GRP resins are classified into three types- Polyester, Vinyl ester, and epoxy resins.
Major advantages of using GRP and FRP pipes:
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