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10/29/2009

LFT glass fiber roving

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PPG Industries is now offering TUFROV 4575 long-fiber thermoplastic (LFT) glass fiber roving.

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PPG Industries (Pittsburgh, Pa.) is now offering TUFROV 4575 long-fiber thermoplastic (LFT) glass fiber roving, designed for the automotive industry and applications in other markets that require a high-performance LFT product. Incoporated into LFTs the fiber, according to the company, has demonstrated improvements of 20 percent in tensile strength and 40 percent in impact resistance, compared to LFTs compounded with currently available glass fiber products. The fiber reportedly achieves maximum adhesion with polypropylene resins and offers good hydrolytic stability.

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