Definition of pultrude in English:


Line breaks: pul|trude
Pronunciation: /pʊlˈtruːd
, pʌl-/


[with object] (usually as adjective pultruded)
  • Make (a reinforced plastic article) by drawing resin-coated glass fibres through a heated die: the company uses pultruded components in the wing struts of its aircraft
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    • I read the woodworking journals because, while we don't use wood, we do use pultruded fiberglass, which is worked the same way as wood.
    • Mortise and tenon joint for post and beam I-beams composed of fiber reinforced pultruded polymer composite



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  • The bars are manufactured using a pultrusion process.
  • Pultrusion is a continuous process of manufacturing of composite materials with constant cross-section whereby reinforcing fibers are pulled through a resin.


1960s: from pul(ling) + extrude.

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