A British term for glassfibre reinforced plastic. In the U.S., it is more commonly called fiberglass or FRP (fiber reinforced plastic). GRP can be prepared as a cast piece in which the fiberglass is mixed with an epoxy or polyester resin. It can also be prepared as a laminated sheet with alternating layers of fiberglass and polyester resin that is later heat-molded into a desired shape.
Synonyms and Related Terms
glassfibre reinforced plastic; fibreglass; fiberglass