Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch


  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6934

(1) A continuous, usually flexible coating on the inside surface of a filament-wound pressure vessel, used to protect the laminate from chemical attack or to prevent leakage under stress. (2) In extruders and injection molders, the hard-alloy interior surface of the cylinder. Decades ago, some of these were separately fabricated and pressed into the steel cylinders. Today they are centrifugally cast into cylinders.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA