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Fiberglass Reinforced Plastics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780815513896, 9780815517160

Fiberglass Reinforced Plastics

1st Edition

Manufacturing Techniques and Applications

Authors: Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff Paul N. Cheremisinoff
Hardcover ISBN: 9780815513896
eBook ISBN: 9780815517160
Imprint: William Andrew
Published Date: 31st December 1995
Page Count: 270
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This book has been prepared as a reference on manufacturing techniques and applications of fiberglass reinforced plastics. It provides discussion of properties, concepts and is written for the potential user to summarize advantages in usage. The book contains nine chapters of discussion of relationships between polymers, reinforcements and uses, as well as a useful glossary of plastics and engineering terms. There is a wide interest in fiberglass reinforced plastics due to useful properties which meet a great many product and use requirements, as well as the relative ease with which such products can be fabricated. Fiberglass reinforced plastics find applications in transportation, marine, construction, electronics, recreation, aircraft, aerospace and numerous manufacturing industries. These plastics have virtually displaced wood in the marine industry, and applications replacing metals in other areas continue to grow.

The user of this book will find practical and useful information for design, engineering, plant and maintenance. Presented is the technology and applications to serve the varied interests of readers in diverse industries.


Fiberglass reinforced plastics find applications in transportation, marine, construction, electronics, recreation, aircraft, aerospace and numerous other manufacturing industries.

Table of Contents

  1. Engineering Plastics Introduction Laminated Plastics Reinforced Plastics Introduction to Fiberglass Reinforced Plastics
  2. Resins and Properties FRP Resins Flame-Retardant Materials Fillers Fiberglass Arrangement and Forms Industrial Applications
  3. Pipe Products and Applications General Definitions Filament-Wound Pipe and Mountings Centrifugally Cast and Contact-Molded Pipes
  4. Pipe System Design and Installation General Design Buried Installations Thrust Blocking and Closures Repairing Damaged Pipe Notation
  5. Fiberglass Tanks Tank Construction Tank Modification and Accessories Guidelines to Tank Selection
  6. Steel and Fiberglass Construction for Below Ground Storage Tanks Introduction Regulatory Requirements Engineering Corrosion Strength Chemical Compatibility Installation Maintenance Secondary Containment Double-Wall Composite Construction Cost Considerations Conclusions
  7. FRP Air Handling Equipment FRP Fans for Corrosive Air Handling Ductwork and Stacks Fume Scrubbers
  8. Miscellaneous Industrial Applications and Products FRP Valves and Pumps FRP Grating
  9. Industrial Linings Types of FRP Linings and Methods of Application Corrosion Resistance and Selection Criteria Substrate Surface Preparation and Lining Fabrication Reconditioning Industrial Equipment and Work Areas Glossary Index


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About the Authors

Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff

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United States Agency for International Development

Paul N. Cheremisinoff

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