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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003002
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... and carbon-and glass-reinforced engineering thermoplastics. Values are also provided for chemical resistance ratings for selected plastics and metals, and hardness of selected elastomers. chemical resistance ratings elastomers engineering tables hardness materials characterization techniques...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 9
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v09.a0009082
EISBN: 978-1-62708-177-1
... of this type of thermoplastic. The effect of cooling on the degree of crystallinity varies for different semicrystalline thermoplastic materials. A comparison of the effect of slow versus fast cooling rates on an engineering thermoplastic glass-fiber-reinforced composite is shown in Fig. 3 , respectively...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003368
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... Abstract This article provides information on the thermoplastic resins used as matrix materials for continuous fiber reinforced composites. It focuses on the materials that are suitable for fabrication of structural laminates and used for aerospace applications. The article provides...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003008
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
..., acrylics, high-density polyethylenes, reinforced polypropylenes, high-impact polystyrenes, polyvinyl chloride, styrene-acrylonitriles, and styrene-maleic anhydrides. engineering thermoplastics family characteristics industrial applications mechanical properties physical properties resin grades...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003447
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
..., supplier, or cure cycle. Despite the fact that complete data on these general properties are unavailable, the information given is intended to inform the engineer of the effects of fiber reinforcement. For individual applications of a fiber- resin composite, specific property data must be generated...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003351
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... fiber reinforced composites is currently an area characterized by very low use but very high interest. This Section addresses continuous fiber reinforced thermoplastics. The focus is on materials suitable for fabrication of structural laminates such as might be used for aerospace. The Section also...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003032
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... or diameter, resin type, supplier, or cure cycle. Despite the fact that complete data on these general properties are unavailable, the information given is intended to inform the engineer of the effects of fiber reinforcement. For individual applications of a fiber-resin composite, specific property data must...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003419
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... structural thermoplastic composites. The term “structural” is used to refer to the ability to support substantial mechanical loads, meaning that structural composites are reinforced with continuous or at least relatively long fibers, thus deliberately excluding, for example, injection molding...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 9
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v09.a0009071
EISBN: 978-1-62708-177-1
...-reinforced polymeric composites are developed from thermoplastic or thermoset resins combined with either discontinuous or continuous unidirectional fibers or woven fabrics ( Fig. 1 ). Typical reinforcements consist of glass, carbon, or aramid fibers, but other materials, such as boron, ceramic...
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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003370
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... operation, one 1.2 m (4 ft) SMC machine can produce 11 × 10 9 g (25 × 10 6 lb) of molding compound per year. Bulk Molding Compounds Bulk molding compounds, or fiber-reinforced thermoset molding compounds, represent the original engineering plastic materials. Phenolic molding compounds reinforced...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 May 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11B.a0006925
EISBN: 978-1-62708-395-9
..., and the most significant influences of structure on those properties are then discussed. A variety of engineering thermoplastics, including some that are regarded as high-performance thermoplastics, are covered in this article. In addition, a few examples of commodity thermoplastics and biodegradable...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003020
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... that the mold, unlike a compression mold or thermoplastic stamping mold, is completely closed to defined stops prior to final part formation. This provides more reproducible part thickness and tends to minimize trimming and deflashing of the final part. Using a reinforcement preform allows the preplacement...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003415
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... materials, namely, glass-fiber-mat-reinforced thermoplastics, long-fiber-reinforced thermoplastics, and sheet molding compounds. The article also presents information on the application examples and market volume of compression molding. compression molding automotive composite applications 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
... scientific and engineering understanding of fiber-reinforced organic-matrix composites was based on studies of glass-fiber-reinforced composites. Both continuous- and discontinuous-glass-fiber-reinforced composites have found extensive application, ranging from nonstructural, low-performance uses...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 8
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v08.a0003331
EISBN: 978-1-62708-176-4
..., cellulose electrical 125 115 Polyphenylene sulfide; unreinforced 124 … Polyphenylene sulfide; 40% glass reinforced 123 … Chlorinated polyvinyl chloride 122 111 Nylon, mineral reinforced 121 119 Polyester, thermoplastic, PBT; unreinforced 120 117 Polyester, thermoplastic, PET...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 May 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11B.a0006922
EISBN: 978-1-62708-395-9
... review of thermoplastic and thermoset plastics is in order. Since the molecular structure and arrangement plays such an important role in how the material will process and function, the reader is encouraged to do a thorough investigation ( Ref 2 ). Additionally, the article “ Engineering Plastics...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003474
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
...-reinforced thermoplastic-matrix PMC had the lowest total life cycle environmental burden compared to steel, aluminum, or magnesium. This was despite the fact that carbon-fiber PMC has higher initial costs and energy burdens to produce the material. But, when taking into account life cycle energy use...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003471
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
... materials ( Ref 6 ). Owens-Corning Fiberglass Corporation has reported that fully cured SMC scrap can be shredded, ground, and milled into powder and then used directly as a filler and reinforcement in BMC and thermoplastic polyolefin molding compounds ( Ref 7 ). Chemical Processes for Recycling...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003043
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... in the fiber direction. Bolted Joints Because most engineered structural composites are made with thermosetting resins, they cannot be joined by welding methods, as thermoplastics and metals can. The choice for composites lies between mechanical methods and adhesive bonding. Each technique produces...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003019
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... level of development, achieves cycle times of 1 min for large components. Figure 7 illustrates the process. Typically, a sheet of premanufactured reinforced thermoplastic is preheated above the melting point of the matrix material and then rapidly transferred to the mold ( Fig. 7 a). The mold...