Strong material embedded into a matrix to improve its mechanical properties.

  • Note: 1 to entry: Reinforcements are usually long fibres, whiskers, particulates, etc. The term is not to be used synonymously with filler.

Source: ISO 14692-1:2017, Petroleum and natural gas industries — Glass-reinforced plastics (GRP) piping — Part 1: Vocabulary, symbols, applications and materials, Second Edition, August 2017. Global Standards

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