The use of short glass fiber as a reinforcing material for cement mix has been done since 1930 in the United States. For materials with fiber-reinforced resin matrices known as fiberglass have been developed since 1940. At first, this component is used for the purposes of World War II. Manufacturers in the US make composites with polyester resins as a matrix and fiberglass for reinforcement. The material is usually used for boat hulls and radar domes. The use of fiber in the manufacture of Fiberglass relates to fiberglass mechanical properties depending on several factors such as fiber type, oriental, and design. For the design of fiber refers to the form of fibers formed, among others by braiding, weaving or knitting. Many companies such as Hoàng Anh Composite see the advantages of fiberglass in accordance with technological developments of material toughness, high strength, weather and chemical resistance, high-temperature resistance, and no abrasion and corrosion. The advantages of using composites as structural components are simple manufacturing, handling, and installation processes.
It is believed to be a structural material because it has an excellent strength-weight ratio. Easy to design for high-end components, great endurance, and easy maintenance. The fiberglass forming material consists of fibers as reinforcement, resins, fillers and additives. Fiber serves to increase stiffness and tensile strength. The resin is a matrix that provides high compressive strength and binds the fibers present in it. Currently, composite technology has been growing, one of which is glass fiber reinforced polymer which is widely applied in the form of home appliances and industry. The use of fiberglass for the industry is increasingly popular because it feels more effective and cheaper. Long-lasting properties, easy maintenance, and low prices make this composite an option in the manufacture of industrial-supported mechanical structures such as sewer pipes, boxes or gallons of waste storage, parts of electronic equipment and building equipment. Composites are easily formed so often used as a base material in the manufacture of household appliances made independently.