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  • ATH - Alumina Trihydrate
  • BRE - Building Research Establishment
  • CFC - Chlorofluorocarbons
  • CNC - Computer Numerically Controlled
  • CSM - Chopped Strand Mat
  • GMT - Glass Mat Thermoplastic
  • HCFC - Hydro Chlorofluorocarbons
  • LCA - Life Cycle Assessment
  • LFT - Long Fibre Thermoplastic
  • MEKP - Methyl Ethyl Ketone Peroxide
  • NGCC - Network Group for Composites in Construction
  • PP - Polypropylene
  • PPE - Personal Protective Equipment
  • Prepreg - Pre-Impregnated Fibre
  • PVA - Poly Vinyl Acetate
  • PVC - Poly Vinyl Chloride
  • RTM - Resin Transfer Moulding
  • SMC - Sheet Moulding Compound
  • UV - Ultraviolet
  • VOCs - Volatile Organic Compounds

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