Glass-reinforced plastic (GRP), is a composite material or fiber-reinforced polymer made of a plastic reinforced by fine fibers made of glass. Like carbon fiber reinforced plastic, the composite material is commonly referred to by the name of its reinforcing fibers (fiberglass).
Has many properties such as being lightweight and strong.
Examples of GRP use[change | change source]
- Sailplanes, Sports cars, microcars, karts, lorries, wind turbine blades.
- Pods, domes and architectural features where an light weight is necessary.
- Bullet-proof glass