Georges Kapelski

Previews from the International Journal of Applied Glass Science

By Eileen De Guire / June 11, 2012

Forming or fiberizing is achieved by pulling fibers through tiny orifices in a precious metal bushing. Laboratory bushings can have as few as one hole, whereas high-throughput production bushings typically have 1000 or greater. The image shows a glass fiber bushing (left) and close-up image of bushing tips (right). From Glass Fiber-Reinforced Composites: From Formulation to…

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