Fibers, filaments or whiskers used in composite plastics to increase the strength and durability of the product. Reinforcement fibers can be made from: glass, metal, carbon, boron, aramid, Silicon carbide, Aluminum oxide, silicon nitride, or aluminum silicate.
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- Rosalie Rosso King, Textile Identification, Conservation, and Preservation, Noyes Publications, Park Ridge, NJ, 1985