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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 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...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003009
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
...Abstract Abstract Advanced thermoplastics are stiff, moldable plastics that compete with traditional engineering thermoplastics and thermosets owing to their good tensile, compressive, impact, and shear strength, electrical properties, and corrosion resistance. This article discusses commercial...
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Published: 15 May 2022
Fig. 31 Heat-deflection temperature at 1.8 MPa (0.264 ksi) of thermoplastics according to thermomechanical testing; 5 °C/min (9 °F/min) in flexure. HDPE, high-density polyethylene; LDPE, low-density polyethylene; PC, polycarbonate; PVC, polyvinyl chloride. More
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Published: 01 June 2012
Fig. 6 Charpy impact strength of selected thermoplastics as a function of notch radius. PVC, polyvinyl chloride; ABS, acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene. Source: Ref 8 More
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Published: 01 January 2001
Fig. 6 Mechanical properties of selected matrix resins. Thermoplastics: polyester (unfilled; maximum temperature 140 °C, or 284 °F), polyamide (nylon 6/6, unfilled; maximum temperature 130 °C, or 266 °F), and polysulfane (standard; maximum temperature 160 °C, or 320 °F). Thermosets: epoxy More
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Published: 01 January 1993
Fig. 2 Classification of different welding methods for thermoplastics More
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Published: 01 January 1993
Fig. 14 Diagram for assessment of welding capacity of thermoplastics. Arrow direction shows increase in weldability by the indirect method. LDPE, low-density polyethylene; HDPE, high-density polyethylene; PA, polyamide; POM, polyoxymethylene. Source: Ref 34 More
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 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 Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003419
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
...Abstract Abstract This article describes the characteristics of thermoplastic composites and its material forms. It presents the steps and considerations in manufacturing the thermoplastic composites. The article describes the various techniques of manufacturing, such as consolidation...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 21
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003425
EISBN: 978-1-62708-195-5
...Abstract Abstract Advanced thermoplastic composites possess impact resistance, fracture toughness, and elevated temperature endurance properties due to their melt-fusible nature. This article presents the material options available for thermoplastic composites such as pseudothermoplastics, post...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 May 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11B.a0006849
EISBN: 978-1-62708-395-9
...Abstract Abstract This article addresses some established protocols for characterizing thermoplastics and whether they are homogeneous resins, alloyed, or blended compositions or highly modified thermoplastic composites. It begins with a discussion on characterizing mechanical, rheological...
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
..., and in-service conditions of concern for resin-matrix composites. Axes definitions, symbols, and special property calculations for composite material property tests are reviewed. The article provides an overview of the performance capabilities of selected polymer-matrix composite materials such as thermoplastic...
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Published: 01 January 1997
Fig. 2 Design for thermoplastic part performance. (a) Time-independent. (b) Time-dependent More
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Published: 01 December 2004
Fig. 4 Crystallinity in thermoplastic-matrix carbon fiber composites. (a) Crystalline region in the center area of a woven carbon fabric composite cross section. Ultrathin section, transmitted polarized light with a full wave plate (540 nm), 20× objective. (b) Fiber-induced spherulite growth More
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Published: 01 December 2004
Fig. 9 Thermoplastic stitch in carbon fiber composite material. Note the microcracks in the of the stitch. Epi-fluorescence, 390–440 nm excitation, 25× objective More
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Published: 01 January 2001
Fig. 7 Ultimate tensile strength versus temperature for thermoplastic polyester resin and resin-matrix composites More
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Published: 01 January 2001
Fig. 8 Tensile elongation versus temperature for thermoplastic polyester resin and resin-matrix composites More
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Published: 01 January 2001
Fig. 9 Dissipation factor versus temperature for thermoplastic polyester resin and resin-matrix composites More
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Published: 01 January 2001
Fig. 10 Dielectric constant versus temperature for thermoplastic polyester resin and resin-matrix composites More
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Published: 01 January 2001
Fig. 11 Thermal conductivity versus temperature for thermoplastic polyester resin and resin-matrix composites More