7 March 2017

Disadvantages of glass reinforced plastic

Reinforced plastic has more strength and high resistance against weather, thus finding its use in outdoor applications and other many applications so it allows many advantages. Let us have a deep insight into the disadvantages of glass-reinforced plastic.

Disadvantages of glass-reinforced plastic :

  • Glass-reinforced plastic has poor rigidity and stiffness.
  • Glass-reinforced plastic is limited up to a temperature of 300 0C.
  • Glass fibre being considered as cancer-causing, it is labelled a health concern.
  • Glass fibre also irritates a person's skin as well as eyes and lungs.