The amount of fiber versus bulk resin present in a composite material, such as reinforced plastics and rag-containing papers. Fiber content is usually expressed as percent volume or percent weight. For paper and boards, the fiber content is an indication of its durability and chemical stability.
Synonyms and Related Terms
fibre content; contenido en fibra (Esp.)
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Theodore J. Reinhart, 'Glossary of Terms', Engineered Plastics, ASM International, 1988
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