EN 12971-1:1999

Reinforcements - Specification for textile glass chopped strands - Part 1: Designation

Publication date:   Oct 23, 2003

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   Dec 3, 2022


CEN/TC 249 Plastics

European Norm

59.100.10   Textile glass materials



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1.1 This part 1 of EN 12971 establishes a method of designation for chopped strands made from continuous filament textile glass strands, which may be used as the basis for specifications. 1.2 This designation system is for chopped strands used for the reinforcement of plastics and the manufacture of synthetic bonded non-woven materials. It does not apply to chopped strands made from staple fibres.

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EN 12971-1:1999
90.93 Standard confirmed
Dec 3, 2022