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Test Specifications

  • R. G. Weatherhead


Most people involved with fibre reinforced plastics encounter test specifications at some time. In this chapter, some of the more commonly encountered specifications are listed, together with brief comments about some of them. Six series of test specifications are mentioned, although not necessarily comprehensively, namely: ASTM—American Society for Testing and Materials; BS—British Standards Institution; DIN—Deutsche Normenausschuss; ISO—International Standards Organisation; EN—European Standard; IP—Institute of Petroleum. Wherever possible, indications are given as to the similarity or equivalence of the various standards mentioned.


Polyester Resin Unsaturated Polyester Resin Epoxide Resin Glycidyl Ester Heat Deflection Temperature 
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© Applied Science Publishers Ltd 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. G. Weatherhead
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Epsom, SurreyUK
  2. 2.Shell Research LtdEgham Research LaboratoriesSurreyUK

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