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What is "Glass Fiber" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 20-May-2023 (10 months, 27 days ago)
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Glass fiber
Fiberglass is material made from extremely fine fibers of glass. It is widely used in the manufacture of insulation and textiles.
Glass Fiber
An inorganic fiber which is very strong, but has poor flexibility and poor abrasion resistance. Glass will not burn and will not conduct electricity. It is impervious to insects, mildew, and sunlight. Today, the primary use of glass fiber is in such industrial applications as insulation or reinforcement of composite structures.

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