RTM, LRTM, & VARTM Glossary

Quick Link: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A- Ablative Plastic: Material that absorbs heat (with low material loss and char rate) through a decomposition process (pyrolysis) that takes place at or near the surface exposed to the heat. ABS: Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (Thermoplastic Resin). Abrasion: Wearing away by friction. Glass is highly resistant to abrasion by other materials, but can be damaged through contact with itself. A lubricant is used during processing and fabrication to prevent abrasion. [...]

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