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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003042
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
...Abstract Abstract This article describes the use of conventional machining techniques, laser cutting and water-jet cutting for producing finished composite parts. It explains two representative polymer-matrix composites--graphite and aramid composites--and discusses the machining and drilling...
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By Karl K. Chang
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0009242
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
...Abstract Abstract The chemical composition of Kevlar aramid fiber is poly para-phenyleneterephthalamide. Para-aramid fibers belong to a class of materials known as liquid crystalline polymers. This article discusses the manufacture of aramid fibers and the major fiber forms, such as continuous...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003039
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... 3. Zahr G.E. , An Improved Aramid Fiber for Aerospace Applications , Progress in Advanced Materials and Processes: Durability, Reliability and Quality Control , Elsevier 4. Adams D.F. , Zimmerman R.S. , and Chang H.-W. , Properties of a Polymer-Matrix Composite...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003031
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
...-reinforced composites, including glass, carbon, aramid, boron, continuous silicon carbide, and aluminum oxide fiber composites. While polyester and vinyl ester resins are the most used matrix materials for commercial applications, epoxy resins, bismaleimide resins, polyimide resins, and thermoplastic resins...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003033
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
...Abstract Abstract This article addresses the types, properties, forms, and applications of fibers that are available for use in fiber-reinforced polymeric matrix composites, including glass, graphite, carbon, aramid, boron, silicon carbide, ceramic, continuous oxide and discontinuous oxide...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003451
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
.... A phenolic-based set of standard blocks is considered acceptable as representative of carbon, glass, and aramid composites. The group also is responsible for investigating improved NDI techniques. The task group on training has issued the following documents: COMPARED WITH METALS, which have...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003352
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... Toughness Ultimate-Use Temperature Nonmechanical Properties Natural Plant Fibers Oxide Glass Fibers Aramid Fibers Carbon and Graphite Fibers Metal Fibers or Wires Oxide Ceramic Fibers Density of Oxide Ceramic Fibers Non-oxide Ceramic Fibers Composite reinforcing fibers...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003479
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
.... Aramid fibers are also reinforcing skis. The aramid fibers dampen vibration for smoother, more comfortable skiing. The fibers resist abrasion and lessen fatigue, so skiers can ski faster and longer, while retaining control. Snow skis have been made with braided composites. Braiding is an automated...
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By Greg Kress
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003392
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... sandwich laminates, using aramid paper core, assembled with open- cell foaming adhesives have been problematic. Fig. 6 Moisture propagation into a honeycomb core sandwich structure Environmental considerations need to be addressed at all phases in the life cycle of a composite...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003034
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... reinforcement and polyester, melamine, and epoxy resin systems extended the range of thermoset material capabilities. More recent developments of carbon and aramid fibers and of polyimide and silicone matrices offer further enhancements of the engineering properties that are available in thermoset molding...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003416
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
...Abstract Abstract Filament winding is a process for fabricating a composite structure in which continuous reinforcements, either previously impregnated with a matrix material or impregnated during winding, is placed over a rotating form or mandrel in a prescribed way to meet certain stress...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003475
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... epoxy with Al H/C feed support tower GY-70 epoxy with Al H/C upper platform UHF antenna: T300/epoxy tubular boom Agile beam antenna: Aramid/epoxy with Al H/C lens support structure T300/epoxy corner fittings Intelsat VII (4 S/C) 1994–1995 Numerous composite parts, including K1100/PC...
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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003360
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
...Properties of graphite, aramid, and hybrid fabric composites compared to 0°/90° laminates made from unidirectional layers (data normalized to 65 vol% fiber) Table 2 Properties of graphite, aramid, and hybrid fabric composites compared to 0°/90° laminates made from unidirectional layers (data...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003038
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... temperature resistance and superior mechanical properties generally dictate the use of epoxy resins reinforced with aramid or carbon fibers. Pultruded composites exhibit all of the features produced by other composite processes, such as high strength-to-weight ratio, corrosion resistance, electrical...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 9
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v09.a0009083
EISBN: 978-1-62708-177-1
... uncrossed polarized light, 10× objective Fig. 6 (a) Micrograph of a honeycomb sandwich structure composite after climbing drum peel testing showing areas of the core remaining on the aramid fiber composite facesheet. The microcrack pattern of the composite facesheet was enhanced by the use...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003407
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... racers, 24 m America's Cup racing craft, multihull racers of 35 m or more, and large luxury cruising craft. The article discusses the tooling, laminating practice, curing, mold removal, and quality control, for manufacturing hulls, decks, masts, and appendages using composites. References...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003571
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... Kevlar-Phenolic Resin Composite , J. Mater. Sci. , Vol 27 , 1992 , p 3085 – 3091 10.1007/BF01154123 30. Sinha S.K. and Biswas S.K. , Effect of Sliding Speed on Friction and Wear of Uni-Directional Aramid Fibre-Phenolic Resin Composite , J. Mater. Sci. , Vol 30 , 1995 , p...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003572
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
...Abstract Abstract This article reviews the abrasive and adhesive wear failure of several types of reinforced polymers, including particulate-reinforced polymers, short-fiber reinforced polymers (SFRP), continuous unidirectional fiber reinforced polymers (FRP), particulate-filled composites...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003426
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... Automated system for drilling holes and installing fasteners in wings Fig. 10 Optimal countersink cutter for aramid fiber-reinforced composites Fig. 7 Peck drilling in which drill advances into material, retracts, cools, and cleans chips before repeating the process Abstract...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003406
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... of the reinforcements. The strength and stiffness of a composite laminate are dictated by the type, amount, and direction of the fiber reinforcement in the thermoset resin matrix. Glass fiber is the most widely used reinforcement for unsaturated polyesters and epoxy vinyl esters, but aramid and carbon fibers...