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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003031
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... Abstract This article discusses the types, properties, and uses of continuous-fiber-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...
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.a0003032
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... , 90 , 91 , 92 , 93 , 94 , 95 , 96 , and 97 . Table 8 Physical properties and service characteristics of thermoset epoxy resin-matrix fiber- and fabric-reinforced composites Properties S-2 filament winding glass fiber-resin Kevlar-resin Carbon-resin Graphite fiber-resin Layup...
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 Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003064
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... Reinforced Carbon Matrix Composites, p 911–914 N.W. Hansen, Carbon Fibers, p 112–113 L.E. McAllister, Multidirectionally Reinforced Carbon/Graphite Matrix Composites, p 915–919. In addition, information was taken from: M.M. Schwartz, Joining MMCs, CMCs, CCCs, and Specialty Composites, Joining...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003043
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
.... Several diverse techniques exist for producing quality holes in advanced composites. Carbon-, aramid-, and boron-fiber-reinforced materials each require different drilling methods and tools. Refer to the article “Machining, Drilling, and Cutting of Polymer-Matrix Composites” in this Volume for a...
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.a0003042
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
.... 19 3.2 mm (0.13 in.) holes cut in 2 mm (0.08 in.) thick aramid-epoxy aerospace component; note clean edges and absence of fraying. Courtesy of Laser Fare, Inc. Inorganic fibers require much more energy to break down than does an organic matrix. Laser cutting of these composites is essentially...
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...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003038
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... used. Higher 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...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003005
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... continuous (matrix) phase present. They include polymer-, ceramic-, or metal-matrix composites that are reinforced with carbon, metallic, or ceramic additions. Ferrous materials, which include the cast irons and steels, form about 90% of the total usage of metallic materials in the world. The main...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003023
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... temperature. This dependency allows access to processing and performance information relating to resins and fiber-reinforced composites and can be used for quality assurance, process control, and new material process development. Gel points, T g , expansion/contraction properties, reaction rates and cure...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003008
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... produce higher-performance engineering plastics. A composite is defined here as a material containing a resin matrix and a reinforcing agent, such as fiber. Heat and ultraviolet stabilizers, flame retardants, and other ingredients can be compounded into the resins to improve certain properties...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001241
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... “Hard” matrix “Soft” matrix Castings Sand Cast iron High-silicon aluminum alloys Silicon Aluminum Polycrystalline diamond tools Diamond Carbide substrate Reinforced concrete Steel reinforcement Concrete Carbide-tipped tools Carbide Steel Fiber-reinforced composites Glass...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003019
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... length, or chopped glass fibers may be used, as well as random continuous glass mats. Carbon or aramid fibers may also be used. Sheet molding compounds can be made in various compositions and by various processes. Continuous, unidirectional molding compounds for structural components generally have 40 to...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003065
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... gives a detailed account of production, properties and application of fiberglass, optical fibers, glass spheres and ceramic glasses, and describes the forms, classification, compositions and properties of glass/metal and glass-ceramic/metal seals. fiberglass forming glass melting glass spheres...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003039
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... interpenetrating network Interleaving with thermoplastic film Decreasing cross-linking density Using special fiber orientations (including through-the-thickness reinforcement) Using a thermoplastic matrix Currently, all toughened wet filament winding resin systems depend on the addition of a...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003012
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... plastics tend to decrease less rapidly with increasing temperature than those of unfilled plastics. Fiber reinforcements can be glass, carbon, graphite, metal, mineral, or polymer ( Ref 4 ). Glass fibers are widely used, both in continuous form in thermosets and in short form in thermoplastics. Table 3...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003010
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... calcium carbonate, glass flakes, alumina trihydrate, and wood flour are added to reduce cost and increase the rigidity of the cured article, while fibers such as glass, carbon, and polyaramid increase strength and stiffness. Reinforcements typically account for 40 to 70 wt% of the total composition...