Pultrusion Part Design

  • Raymond W. Meyer


The rules for designing with metals, wood, and concrete have been available for nearly a century, but this same type of reliable design data have been readily available on fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) laminates only in relatively recent decades. Much such data still needs to be generated.


Backup Plate Glass Content Mechanical Fastener Allowable Deviation Fiberglass Reinforce Plastic 


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© Chapman and Hall 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Raymond W. Meyer
    • 1
  1. 1.TallmadgeUSA

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