About Composites Glossary
The Dictionary of Composite Materials Technology is now available online. The dictionary contains all 6100+ definitions from Stuart Lee's original print dictionary. If you don't know where to start, try the Random Word function.
AASC Composites Glossary
Large list of terms from AASC, a composite fabricator.
Appendix E of the Advanced Manufacturing Technology for Polymer Composite Structures in Japan report.
Carbon Composites Fabrics Glossary
Brief list of terms related to composite fabrics from Carbon Composites.
CDMCS Composites Glossary Best of the Net
A very complete list of terms from the University of Alabama in Huntsville's CDMCS project team. Nicely indexed and cross-referenced.
CFA Composites Glossary
A reasonably long list of terms from the Composites Fabricators Association. Definitions tend to be short, but it has some terms other lists lack.
Composites One Glossary
Extensive list of terms from Composites One, a materials distributor. Emphasis on polyester wet layups and sprayups.
Brief list of terms from DIAB, a manufacturer of rigid foam panels.
Epoxy Tooling Language
A brief glossary of epoxy and composite terms. From Resin Services.
Fiberglass Industry Terms
Fairly long list of terms, with a slight focus on composites manufacturing for industrial applications. From Schemlzer Industries.
Fiberglass Supply Composite Definitions
Twenty page glossary in PDF format from Fiberglass Supply. A good list of terms, convenient for offline viewing.
Large list of terms from Fiberset, a composite fabricator.
Fibre Glast Composites Glossary
Fairly long and complete list of terms. Emphasis is on manufacturing terms. Some formatting problems, but that doesn't detract much from the page.
Short list of terms from Hexcel with a large percentage of aircraft structure terms. A disappointing entry from a major composite supplier.
Justin Tanks Fiberglass Glossary
Fairly large list of terms from this manufacturer of industrial tanks. Includes some uncommon terms such as alligatoring and intumescent.
MAS Epoxies Glossary
A short list of terms from MAS, a marine epoxy supplier. Some definitions related to hand layup techniques and curing.
MMCC Composites Glossary
Composite terms from MMCC Inc. Moderately long list, but surprisingly few related to metal matrix composites.
Fairly extensive list of terms from this composites Web site. Browse alphabetically.
OSHA Glossary of Composite Terms
A surprisingly thorough glossary from the OSHA Technical Manual.
Ray Publishing Glossary
A fairly decent composites glossary from the publisher of High Performance Composites and Composites Technology. Very specific to composites and moderately long.
A short list of composite terms with an emphasis on liquid molding processes (e.g. permeability, vent, etc.).
Trans Tech Composites Glossary
A fairly good and lengthy list of composite terms. The background pattern does a good job of hiding the text.
WKA Composites Glossary
A fairly large list of terms from an architectural composites firm. Surprisingly, no architecture-specific terms.
YLA: Glossary of Terms
Fairly long list of composite terms from YLA. Short but clear definitions.