Reinforced thermosetting plastic pipe

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Series titleCanadian Building Digest; no. CBD-227
Physical description4 p.
Subjectthermosetting resin; pipes; reinforced plastics; epoxy resin; Plastic pipe; Plastics
AbstractThis digest is the last in a series of three on plastic pipe. Reinforced thermosetting plastic-based pipes, because of their higher cost, constitute only a small percentage of the total plastic pipes in use. These pipes are used where higher strength or resistance to higher temperatures are required. The digest describes the general nature of reinforced thermosetting materials with respect to composition, fabrication, properties and applications, and discusses in detail two major types of pipe products in this class, glass-fibre reinforced polyester (GRP) and glass- fibre reinforced epoxy (GRE).
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français : Tuyaux de plastique thermodurcissable renforcé
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-590
NPARC number20330916
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Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2017-04-27
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