Lexicon of Materials - F

Our dictionary of materials consists of technical terms, which are explained in detail using easily understood language. Please click on a letter of your choice to reach the relevant material.

The materials of the future. Fiber composites are produced by combining different materials, e.g. carbon fiber and plastics. They represent an ideal combination of materials, displaying much lower weight combined with greater strength and rigidity.
These product features are used to advantage in the automotive industry, wind energy, aerospace, sports industry, and mechanical engineering.