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Fiberglass vs. Polypropylene

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Fiberglassnoun

(American spelling) fibreglass

Polypropylenenoun

A thermoplastic resin made by the polymerization of propylene, and used for films, fibres, or moulding materials. Also known as polypropene.

Fiberglassverb

(American spelling) fibreglass

Polypropylenenoun

a polymer of propylene used as a thermoplastic molding material

Fiberglassnoun

a material made of fine glass fibers woven into a fabric-like form, and used in applications requiring heat resistance; it is also embedded in resins to make a pliable but strong composite material used as the main component of fishing rods and boat hulls, and replacing the sheet metal in some automobile bodies.

Polypropylenenoun

a synthetic resin which is a polymer of propylene, used chiefly for films, fibres, or moulding materials

‘high-impact polypropylene’; ‘polypropylene underwear’;

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Fiberglassnoun

a covering material made of glass fibers in resins

Polypropylene

Polypropylene (PP), also known as polypropene, is a thermoplastic polymer used in a wide variety of applications. It is produced via chain-growth polymerization from the monomer propylene.

Fiberglass

Fiberglass (American English), or fibreglass (Commonwealth English) is a common type of fiber-reinforced plastic using glass fiber. The fibers may be randomly arranged, flattened into a sheet (called a chopped strand mat), or woven into glass cloth.

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