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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.t53030115
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
...Abstract Abstract Transmitted-light methods reveal more details of the morphology of fiber-reinforced polymeric composites than are observable using any other available microscopy techniques. This chapter describes the various aspects relating to the selection and preparation of ultrathin...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.t53030193
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
...Abstract Abstract As fiber-reinforced polymeric composites continue to be used in more damage-prone environments, it is necessary to understand the response of these materials when subjected to impact from foreign objects. This chapter provides an overview of the analysis methods for impact...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.t53030089
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
... tend to absorb light equally across the spectrum, making it difficult to distinguish the individual components. Reflected-light bright-field illumination is used in most cases for viewing fiber-reinforced polymeric composites. When using bright-field illumination, it is essential that the specimen...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.t53030067
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
...Abstract Abstract The most common methods for preparing polymeric composites for microscopic analysis can be used for most fiber-reinforced composite materials. There are, however, a few composite materials that require special preparation techniques. This chapter discusses the processes...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.t53030237
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
.... and Seferis J.C. , Anisotropic Thermo-Oxidative Stability of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymeric Composites , SAMPE Q. , Vol 24 ( No. 1 ), 1992 , p 10 – 18 6. Burton B.L. , The Thermooxidative Stability of Cured Epoxy Resins, Part 1 , J. Appl. Polym. Sci. , Vol 47 , 1993 , p 1821...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.t53030211
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
... of a carbon fiber. Transmitted polarized light, 100× objective The use of fiber-reinforced polymeric composite materials continues to increase throughout the world due to their unique performance attributes. These heterogeneous and anisotropic materials are commonly developed from carbon or glass...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.9781627083492
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.t53030001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
... is becoming more popular due to their high strength-to-weight ratio combined with easy manufacturing methods. Fiber-reinforced polymeric-matrix composites consist of reinforcing fibers and a polymer resin. The fibers are considered as the principal load-carrying constituent of the composite, while the role...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
..., the reinforcement is harder, stronger, and stiffer than the matrix. The reinforcement is usually a fiber or a particulate. Particulate composites have dimensions that are approximately equal in all directions. They may be spherical, platelets, or any other regular or irregular geometry. Particulate composites tend...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550385
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... as 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 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550569
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... can result either during fabrication or in service. Even a very small crack can quickly grow to critical size, leading to sudden failure. While reinforcements such as fibers, whiskers, or particles are used to strengthen polymer- and metal-matrix composites, reinforcements in ceramic-matrix...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780276
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
...Abstract Abstract This article briefly reviews abrasive and adhesive wear failure of reinforced polymers and polymer composites, namely particulate-filled polymers, short-fiber-reinforced polymers, polymers with continuous fibers, and mixed reinforcements and fabrics. It includes scanning...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870489
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... strike material, often aluminum or copper. Resins are the environmental weak link in a polymer matrix composite. Small impacts, heat, and ultraviolet rays can erode away the resin on the surface of a laminate and leave the fiber reinforcement unsupported. Maintaining a proper surface finish...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870573
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
.... , Fabrication of Fiber-Reinforced Ceramic Composites by Chemical Vapor Infiltration: Processing, Structure and Properties , Fiber Reinforced Ceramic Composites: Materials, Processing and Technology , Noyes Publications , 1990 , p 397 – 450 Selected References Selected References • Amateau...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550325
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... and thermoset resins. It also includes continuous fiber-reinforced resins (composite materials) as well as the short fiber- and/or particulate-reinforced plastics commonly used for parts and components. Because composites are a subset of engineering plastics, they are addressed in much greater detail...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780259
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
..., and others in Table 2 ). Graphite can also be used to lower coefficient of friction. Fillers and reinforcing fibers, such as glass or carbon fibers, are added to polymeric materials to improve their strength ( Ref 6 ), but these additives are not always beneficial to friction and wear characteristics...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870063
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... segments along with the flexible ones. When a crack begins in a brittle glassy solid, it requires very little energy to propagate. In fiber-reinforced composites, the fibers will prevent in-plane crack growth. However, if the crack is interlaminar or between the plies, the fibers are of no help...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870031
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... are discussed. The physical and mechanical properties of some commercially important fibers are given in Table 2.1 , and a graph of specific strengths versus specific moduli is given in Fig. 2.1 . Several types of fibers are used for polymeric composites, with glass, aramid (for example, Kevlar...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpsfwea.t59300301
EISBN: 978-1-62708-323-2
...-fiber-reinforced epoxies can have an elastic modulus of several million pounds per square inch, thus approaching the stiffness of metals. Composites can have reinforcements made from glass, aramid, or carbon fibers. The reinforcement can be woven or it can be metal. The polymer composites that have...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fdsm.t69870325
EISBN: 978-1-62708-344-7
... with accumulated cycles of fully reversed fatigue loading of specimen TCH. Source: Ref 12.9 Fig. 12.43 Total lifetime hysteresis energy dissipation as function of cycles to failure in fully reversed fatigue loading. Source: Ref 12.9 Fig. 12.51 Various forms of fiber-reinforced composites...