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