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This article describes the resin and fabrication requirements associated with fiberglass-reinforced plastic equipment. It provides a discussion on various resins and their resistance to various environments. These include polyester, epoxy, epoxy vinyl-ester, and furan and phenolic thermosetting resins. The article concludes with a discussion on the curing system of the thermosetting resins with a wide variety of hardener types.

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Terry W. Cowley, 2005. "Environmental Performance of Thermosetting Plastics and Resin Matrix Composites", Corrosion: Materials, Stephen D. Cramer, Bernard S. Covino, Jr.

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