Definition of pultrude in English:


Pronunciation /po͝olˈtro͞od/ /pʊlˈtrud/

transitive verb

[with object]
  • Make (a reinforced plastic article) by drawing resin-coated glass fibers through a heated die.

    ‘the process was used to pultrude flat strip and rod sections’
    • ‘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’


1960s (as pultrusion): from pul(ling)+ extrude.