Glossary of Materials

FRP (Fiber Reinforced Plastic) FRP is a composite material made of a polymer matrix reinforced with fibres. The fibres are usually glass and carbon, although other fibres such as paper or wood have been used. FRP are common used in the aerospace, automotive, marine and construction industries. General public often refer FRP products as "Fiberglass" product.
PFRP (Pliable Fiber Reinforced Plastic)

PFRP Bumper by AIT RacingShare the same great properties as FRP but yet has greater flexibility. Unlike poly urethane parts, PFRP products are repairable like FRP products.

CFRP (CarbonFiber Reinforced Plastic) One of variation of FRP. Instead of using glass fibre, carbon fibre is used instead. CFRP has increased Strength, Elasticity, Tensile Strength, and Compression Strength over regular FRP that uses glass fibres. Basically, it will be LIGHTER and STRONGER when compare to the same product made of glass fibres.
Urethane Also known as Polyurethane, is mixture of two resin then harden in a mold to create its shape. The finished products are very durable and extremely flexible, however it is heavier compares to FRP products. Most common know urethane product are foam used in chairs/couches. 

 

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