Glass-reinforced plastic

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Alternative terms: GRP, Glassfibre, Fiberglass (USA)

Material formed by the use of woven or chopped strand mats of glass fibres impregnated with a synthetic resin hardened to form a rigid material, by chemical or heat treatment.

Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

Glass Reinforced Plastic (fibreglass)

United States of America

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM