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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 Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003845
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
... thermosetting resins. The article concludes with a discussion on the curing system of the thermosetting resins with a wide variety of hardener types. furan fabrication fiberglass-reinforced plastic equipment polyester epoxy vinyl-ester phenolic thermosetting resins MANY FACTORS contribute to the...
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
... original material specified by the manufacturer. For thermoset-based composites, each material has a limited shelf life (6 to 12 months) and must be stored in a freezer. Waste is high due to the difficulty of obtaining small amounts of material from manufacturers in a timely manner. Repair kits are...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003043
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... and increase cost in terms of assembly time. Thermoplastic composites offer design advantages because they can be joined in more ways than thermosetting materials, which are limited to fasteners and adhesive bonding. The meltability of thermoplastics and their rapid forming consolidation cycles...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003063
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... nitrogen have been used as Si 3 N 4 precursors. Because these precursors contain carbon, the resulting fiber has SiC as well as Si 3 N 4 . Researchers at Tonen Corporation have made a fine-diameter (10 μm), pure Si 3 N 4 fiber from perhydropolysilazane (PHS) ( Ref 29 , 30 ). PHS is a thermosetting...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003010
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
..., coatings, matrix resins for laminates, and molding compounds. Thermosetting resins are well suited for application as engineering plastics. An engineering plastic is an organic polymer with a combination of mechanical, thermal, electrical, and chemical-resistance properties that allow it to be used in...
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.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 Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001318
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... applied by brushing, spraying, or dipping. The liquids can be water or volatile organics with organic binders in solution, inorganic or organic sols or solutions that form oxides, or thermosetting preceramic polymers or polymer solutions ( Ref 56 , 57 ). Hardening produces a coating that is composed of...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003002
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... Abstract This article is a comprehensive collection of engineering tables providing information on the mechanical properties of and the techniques for processing and characterizing polymeric materials, such as thermosets, thermoset-matrix unidirectional advanced composites, and unreinforced and...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003840
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
... Abstract This article provides an overview of environmental performance of the most commonly used nonmetallic materials. The materials include elastomers, plastics, thermosetting resins, resin-matrix composites, organic coatings, concrete, refractories, and ceramics. The article also provides...
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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
... of fiber type, fiber length, and matrix type on thermoset bulk molding compounds. The markets for long-fiber-reinforced bulk molding compounds are electrical, ordnance, aerospace, industrial, sporting goods, and automotive. applications bulk molding compounds fiber length fiber type...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003005
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... thermoplastics or thermosetting plastics. A composite material is a combination of two or more chemically different materials, having a distinct interface between them, which act together to produce a desired (tailored) set of properties. A composite is designed to combine the best characteristic of each...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003009
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... ionomer has been applied to some developmental thermosetting compositions, the word as originally coined was intended to apply only to thermoplastic materials. Current commercial activity is confined to ethylene-based thermoplastics. In terms of alloyed or blended forms, ionomers can be used as alloying...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003035
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... material and a process for producing glass-fiber-reinforced polyester resin items. The material is basically composed of a filled, thermosetting resin and a chopped or continuous strand reinforcement of glass fiber. The uncomplicated SMC processing machine ( Fig. 1 ) produces molding compound in sheet form...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006454
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... instrumentation principles of acoustic emission and reviews the role of acoustic emission in materials studies. The article illustrates the testing of metal-matrix composites (MMCs) using acoustic emission and the use of acoustic emission inspection in production quality control. It concludes with information on...
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
... coatings, bituminous paints, asphaltic compounds, or thermoset and thermoplastic coatings can be applied. Rubber-based coatings include chlorinated rubber neoprene, and Hypalon (DuPont Dow Elastomers). These coatings are noted for their mechanical properties and corrosion resistance but not for their...
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...
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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
... manufactured. Heat initiates an exothermic reaction in the thermosetting resin matrix. The profile is continuously pulled and exits the mold as a hot, constant cross-sectional profile. The profile cools in ambient or forced air, or assisted by water as it is continuously pulled by a mechanism that...