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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550569
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
..., continuous fiber ceramic composites, and carbon-carbon composites. It also describes a number of ceramic-matrix composite processing methods, including cold pressing and sintering, hot pressing, reaction bonding, directed metal oxidation, and liquid, vapor, and polymer infiltration. ceramic-matrix...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550385
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... production equipment and product forms, and include guidelines for optimizing tradeoffs when selecting fibers, resins, and production techniques. composite forms composite processing polymer-matrix composites reinforcement materials THE ADVANTAGES OF HIGH-PERFORMANCE COMPOSITES are many...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870183
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... Abstract This chapter discusses thermoplastic composite fabrication processes and related equipment and procedures. The discussion covers consolidation and thermoforming operations as well as joining methods. composite fabrication consolidation joining thermoforming thermoplastic...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870119
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... Abstract This chapter familiarizes readers with the many and varied thermoset composite fabrication processes and the types of applications for which they were developed. It describes wet lay-up, prepreg lay-up, and low-temperature vacuum bag curing prepreg processes, which are best suited for...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870201
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... data plots. composite curing cure monitoring heat transfer mathematical models polymer matrix composites residual stress resin flow resin kinetics resin viscosity void formation PROCESSES FOR NEW COMPOSITE MATERIALS, during the 1960s and 1970s, were based solely on previous...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870373
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... mat and woven cloth can be incorporated to improve the off-axis properties. Table 14.7 Typical properties of filament-wound and pultruded glass fiber composites Processing method Property Material Tensile strength, ksi Tensile modulus, msi Flexural strength, ksi Compression...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... cost is the main driver and strength and stiffness are less important. Fig. 1.2 Influence of reinforcement type and quantity on composite performance Both the reinforcement type and the matrix affect processing. The major processing routes for polymer matrix composites are shown in Fig...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870537
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... Abstract This chapter discusses the advantages and disadvantages of metal matrix composites and the methods used to produce them. It begins with a review of the composition and properties of aluminum matrix composites. It then describes discontinuous composite processing methods, including stir...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870285
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... Abstract This chapter discusses the effect of fiber length and orientation on the strength and stiffness of discontinuous-fiber composites. It also describes several fabrication processes, including spray-up, compression molding, reaction injection molding, and injection molding...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870573
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... Abstract This chapter discusses the types of fibers and matrix materials used in ceramic matrix composites and the role of interfacial coatings. It describes the methods used to produce ceramic composites, including powder processing, slurry infiltration and consolidation, polymer infiltration...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870101
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... Abstract This chapter discusses the tooling used for autoclave curing, one of the most common composite fabrication processes. The discussion covers curing practices, material selection factors, and design challenges associated with thermal expansion, tool shrinkage, part complexity, and...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870489
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... than they do when using traditional metals, because with composites they are free to select different reinforcements, combine them with a choice of different matrices, and then fabricate them using a variety of processes. The design team is free to determine the amount and distribution of the...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870255
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... honeycomb panels and foam cores along with their respective applications and unique attributes. The chapter also discusses the cocuring process and its use in fabricating unitized structures. adhesive bonding composite processing honeycomb structures integral cocured structures SANDWICH AND...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870031
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... manufacturing process. Drawing orients the molecules so that tension loads on the fibers pull more against the molecular chains themselves than against a mere entanglement of chains. Due to the strength and stiffness advantages of fibers, they are the predominant reinforcement for advanced composites. Fibers...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870449
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... Example of optimized multirow bolted composite joint. Source: Ref 3 Considerable simplification of the design process for mechanically fastened composite structures is afforded by the use of diagrams like those shown in Fig. 17.18 . These charts can safely cover all of the relatively lightly...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870063
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... Relative characteristics of thermoset resin matrices Polyesters Used extensively in commercial applications. Relatively inexpensive, with processing flexibility. Used for continuous and discontinuous composites. Vinyl Esters Similar to polyesters, but are tougher and have better moisture...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870235
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... thermoplastic composites. The specifics of adhesive bonding and other joining methods for thermoplastic composites are covered in Chapter 6, “Thermoplastic Composite Fabrication Processes.” Although there are a number of theories on the nature of adhesion during adhesive bonding, there is...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870351
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
.... The relevant ASTM and SACMA standards explain these methods in great detail. Specimen preparation is critical for composite test specimens. Great care is needed at all stages of the preparation process for meaningful results to be obtained. Laminate...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870307
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... excessive heat, which in turn can cause matrix overheating and ply delaminations. Fig. 11.1 Hand trimming. Source: Ref 1 Abrasive water jet trimming has emerged as the preferred method for trimming cured composites; however, the process uses large, expensive NC machine tools ( Fig. 11.2...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870333
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... along with best practices and procedures. composite manufacturing radiographic inspection thermographic inspection ultrasonic inspection visual inspection FLAWS CAN OCCUR, unfortunately, at almost any stage of the composite manufacturing process or during service. A summary of some...