Chopped Strand Mat

Definition(s)


Chopped Strand Mat

Reinforcement structure in which short lengths of glass fibre tows, held together by an emulsion or powder binding agent, are dispersed in random directions within a single plane.

  • Note: 1 to entry: Chopped strand mat is not to be confused with chopped roving. The latter may not be in mat form and may be loose rovings from a chopper gun.

Source: ISO 14692-1:2017, Petroleum and natural gas industries — Glass-reinforced plastics (GRP) piping — Part 1: Vocabulary, symbols, applications and materials, Second Edition, August 2017. Global Standards