This article focuses on epoxy because this resin category has widespread use and because it is tested using quality control measures typical of most resin systems. A typical resin system will consist of one or more epoxy resins, a curing agent, and a catalyst to control the rate of reaction. The article describes the component material tests, mixed resin system tests, and prepreg tests for the resin system. The tests include high-performance liquid chromatography, infrared spectroscopy, and gel permeation chromatography. The article contains a table that lists typical resin and prepreg property tests.
John D. Russell, Resin Properties Analysis, Composites, Vol 21, ASM Handbook, Edited By Daniel B. Miracle, Steven L. Donaldson, ASM International, 2001, p 679–681, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003432
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