MOLDING TECHNOLOGIES OF GLASS FIBRE REINFORCED PLASTICS
Cai Jian (Institute 59 of China's Ordnance Industry, Chongqing 400039, China)
The characteristics and processes of several traditional molding technologies of GFRP are introduced. At the same time, several new molding technologies coming forth in recent years were discussed simply, such as pultrusion, resin transfer molding, reaction injection moulding, sheet moulding compound, automated tape-laying, etc. The process, applicable range and advantages disadvantages of various molding technologies are also introduced.