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AM&P Technical Articles (2012) 170 (7): 15–17.
Published: 01 July 2012
... early in the development process. Copyright © ASM International® 2012 2012 ASM International carbon fiber processing powder processing process development thermal process scale-up httpsdoi.org/10.31399/asm.amp.2012-07.p015 Look at Thermal Process Scale-Up Requirements Early When...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2017) 175 (5): 16–20.
Published: 01 July 2017
... process was invented by Connie Jackson and a research team at ORNL s Carbon Fiber Technology Facili- A new manufacturing process developed at DOE s Carbon Fiber Technology Facility makes it possible to produce carbon fiber in higher volumes and at a lower cost than existing methods. ty (CFTF). Jackson...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2015) 173 (7): 22–23.
Published: 01 July 2015
... not think it was possible to meet the weight and panel engineering requirements of the boat using wet bagging, but they were concerned that carbon could not be vacuuminfused successfully. Carbon fiber is significantly more difficult to infuse with resin than glass due to its smaller fiber diameter, which...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2012) 170 (3): 24–27.
Published: 01 March 2012
... segments were uncovered as wear proceeded, which serve as an addition source of lubricant. The process is similar for planar random orientation of fibers. While graphite fiber crushing provides the benefit noted above, this can also initiate cracks. Bonding at the interface between graphite fibers...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2012) 170 (6): 20–25.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Obdulia Ley; Manny Butera; Valery Godinez; Simon Chung This article compares two nondestructive test methods that are widely used to assess impact damage in carbon fiber-reinforced polymer composites. Infrared line scanning thermography (LST) and immersion ultrasonic testing (UT) are shown...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2015) 173 (3): 18–23.
Published: 01 March 2015
...-liter three-cylinder gasoline turbocharged direct injection (Fox EcoBoost) engine with a lightweight design and a lighter 6F15 six-speed automatic 21 ADVANCED MATERIALS & PROCESSES | MARCH 2015 Fig. 5 MMLV front and rear aluminum subframes. Fig. 6 MMLV glass fiber composite spring and carbon fiber...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2013) 171 (6): 15–17.
Published: 01 June 2013
.... polycarbonate side windows), metals, natural fibers, process mate- Fig. 1 Major components of Volkswagen s XL1. Approximately 21.3% of Volkswagen s XL1 is made of carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP). rials, and electronics. Figure 1 shows XL1 s major components. XL1 is not only lightweight, but also...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2022) 180 (4): 14–19.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of microstructures that can be Fig. 4 Application timeline for automotive bioplastics[17-19]. ADVANCED MATERIALS & PROCESSES | MAY/JUNE 2022 18 (a) (d) (b) (c) (e) (f) bioplastics[23]. Finally, although natural fiber use has reached maturity in industry, it could further benefit from strict quality standards. ~AM...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2018) 176 (8): 38–40.
Published: 01 November 2018
... on CFRP composite via machinability test and via visual inspection of the side view of the spray profile of (c) Ag and (d) Cu. 5 TSS 40 iTSSe TSS FEATURE ADVANCED MATERIALS & PROCESSES | NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2018 2. M. Kurokawa, Y. Uchiyama, and S. Nagai, Performance of Plastic Gear Made of Carbon Fiber...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2012) 170 (6): 14–17.
Published: 01 June 2012
.... High tensile strengths and sensitive flexural behavior are typical properties of a carbon fiber-reinforced composite with a unidirectional layup. Two essential requirements for tensile tests are specimen loading over a large area, achieved by the use of load transmission elements in the form of bonded...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2018) 176 (6): 40–44.
Published: 01 September 2018
... dolomite and magnesite ore, sea water, and salt brines, which contain about 10% magnesium chloride. Ocean water contains about 0.13% magnesium[2]. Carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) has one of the most advantageous strength-to-weight ratios of any engineered material. However, it is not as easily...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2014) 172 (6): 22–25.
Published: 01 June 2014
... comprised entirely of carbon fiber-based composites. The drive module is aluminum and must be joined to the passenger cell using specialized adhesives. Courtesy of BMW AG. 22 ADVANCED MATERIALS & PROCESSES JUNE 2014 Advanced Composites by Component Manufacturer, 2013 SGL Brembo Carbo Tech 6% Industries...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2012) 170 (11): 46–48.
Published: 01 November 2012
... applicator will make a process decision based on need pumped fiber lasers, a fraction of the physical size, and rather than profit. 10 20% more efficient in converting electrical energy into Clad overlays perform in environments and applications delivered kilowatts of laser power. These solid state lasers...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2021) 179 (7): 32–33.
Published: 01 October 2021
... by the FDM process. Polymer composite filament (a mixture of nylon polymer and short carbon fibers) is used as a matrix, while fiberglass and high-strength, high-temperature fiberglass are used as a fiber reinforcement. A MarkTwo 3D printer from Markforged is employed to create the FRPC parts. The change...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2016) 174 (3): 21–23.
Published: 01 March 2016
... emissions. These materials include new, highstrength steel and aluminum alloys, and a huge range of plastics and composites. Of these materials, continuous carbon fiber polymer composites offer the greatest potential for lightweight structures, yet many barriers inhibit their widespread adoption. Currently...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2015) 173 (7): 18–21.
Published: 01 July 2015
... continue to drive changes in board design, introducing new materials based on high-tech engineering principles. In addition to the board s primary element wood new combinations of composite materials such as glass and carbon fiber were introduced to offer greater stability and better handling...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2013) 171 (3): 32–34.
Published: 01 March 2013
... MARCH 2013 33 Fig. 2 Scanning electron microscopy image of hollow microneedle after incorporation of carbon-fiber electrodes. Reprinted with permission from Miller P.R., Gittard S.D., Edwards T.L., Lopez D.M., Xiao X., Wheeler D.R., Monteiro-Riviere N.A., Brozik S.M., Polsky R., and Narayan R.J...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2024) 182 (1): 21–23.
Published: 01 January 2024
... in orthopedic and dental implants. Chemical vapor infiltration (CVI) and ceramic matrix composite (CMC) are related processes that require many of the same system components. CVI is used to create carbon-carbon composites consisting of carbon fibers embedded in a carbon matrix, whereas CMC is used to embed...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2023) 181 (5): 28–30.
Published: 01 July 2023
... starting at the most basic level of analysis: the molecular level. For this reason, the materials industry must Fig. 1 Examples of molecular recycling feedstocks include plastic beverage bottles, polyester carpet fiber, and cellulose acetate plastic scrap. take the lead. One company tackling these chal...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2022) 180 (8): 24–26.
Published: 01 November 2022
... and shock away from the electronics. PROTECTION FROM DEBRIS AND WATER Debris generated by specimen breaks also poses a threat to testing machine electronics. Debris from carbon fiber and other materials can degrade and damage electronic components due to their potential conductivity as particles disperse...