Fabric/Preform

Fibers of all types are typically produced as single tows. Tows are then used to weave or a knit a variety of fabric types, including preforms. Preforms are three-dimensional fabric forms designed to conform to a specific shape to meet specific mechanical and structural requirements.
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The markets: Civil infrastructure (2019)

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