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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003032
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... the mechanical properties, physical properties, and service characteristics of representative composite fiber-resin combinations, including thermoplastic matrix composites such as thermoplastic polyester resins, thermoplastic polyamide resins, and thermoplastic polysulfone resins, and thermoset matrix...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003031
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... shelf life before molding (unlike thermosetting matrices) and because they can potentially be remolded by the application of heat and pressure, thermoplastic-matrix composites also offer the possibility of lower-cost fabrication. However, cross-linking or thermal degradation with repeated temperature...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003046
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... cooling rate, which affects the crystalline structure of a semicrystalline thermoplastic and, in turn, the mechanical properties of the composite. Border et al. ( Ref 22 ) also found that induction heating is fast. Portable power units were constructed that made induction heating well suited for...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006478
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... Abstract This article introduces the principal methodologies and some advanced technologies that are being applied for nondestructive evaluation (NDE) of fiber-reinforced polymer-matrix composites. These include acoustic emission, ultrasonic, eddy-current, computed tomography, electromagnetic...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003043
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... Abstract The structural efficiency of a composite structure is established by its joints and assembly. Adhesive bonding, mechanical fastening, and fusion bonding are three types of joining methods for polymer-matrix composites. This article provides information on surface treatment and the...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003042
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... related and totally independent of the material matrix. Therefore, the cutting tools, feed rates, and rotational speeds to be discussed are applicable to thermoplastic, bismaleimide, polyimide, and epoxy matrices, as well as to hybrids of composites and metals. Focused laser beams are used to...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003009
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... supplied either as unmodified resins or as composites. The unmodified resins are flexible thermoplastics that can be melt processed at comparatively low temperatures. To obtain the higher stiffness levels needed for many engineering-plastics applications, the ionomers can be reinforced with glass fibers...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003002
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... mechanical properties reinforced engineering thermoplastics thermoset-matrix unidirectional advanced composites thermosets unreinforced engineering thermoplastics Table 1 Properties of thermoplastics Room-temperature data for unreinforced, general-purpose grades Material Specific gravity...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003035
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... Abstract Sheet molding compound (SMC) is a composite material - consisting of glass-fiber-reinforced polyester in a resin matrix - that’s available in sheet form for the production of compression-molded parts. This article discusses the components incorporated into the resin paste, including...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.9781627081955
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003008
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... Abstract This article discusses the family characteristics, commercial forms, applications, resin grades, and mechanical and physical properties of traditional engineering thermoplastics in their neat (unmodified) form and as compounds and composites, namely, acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrenes...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003005
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... materials, including ferrous alloys, nonferrous alloys, ceramics, cermets and cemented carbides, engineering plastics, polymer-matrix composites, metal-matrix composites, ceramic-matrix and carbon-carbon composites, and reviews their general property characteristics and applications. It describes the...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003019
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... molding is the only commercial structural composite process capable of satisfying the economic constraints of a mass-production industry. The process of thermoplastic compression molding (sometimes referred to as thermoplastic stamping) is attractive to the automotive industry because of the rapid cycle...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001278
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... acrylic polyols, condensation polymers, vapor curing systems, water-based coatings, and coatings for thermoplastic olefins. acrylic polyols automotive plastics condensation polymers elastomeric coatings painting plastic substrates thermoplastic olefins vapor curing systems water-based...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003064
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... strengths and moduli as those achieved with resin matrix composites. Moreover, because their properties are maintained to 2000 °C (3650 °F), they represent the premier material for inert atmosphere or short-time high-temperature applications. Table 7 shows typical mechanical properties of unidirectional...
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 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 fibers. It...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003810
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
... may act cathodically with regard to the metal matrix and accelerate attack. While the structure of the matrix has a slight influence on corrosion resistance, the effect is small compared to that of matrix composition. In gray irons, ferrite structures are generally the least corrosion-resistant, and...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001232
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... Abstract Abrasive finishing is a method where a large number of multipoint or random cutting edges are coupled with abrasive grains as a bond or matrix material for effective removal of material at smaller chip sizes. This article provides a broad overview of the various categories of abrasive...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003023
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... as epoxies and phenolic resins at normal degrees of cross-linking, have values within the range of linear thermoplastic. The presence of fillers or reinforcement agents generally increases or decreases the heat capacity of the composite material by an amount proportional to the type and concentration...
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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
... edges and delamination. A suitable alternative is still being sought for these composites. A composite is, by definition, a combination of reinforcing fibers surrounded by a stress-transferring medium or matrix that allows the development of the full properties of the reinforcing fibers. The level of...