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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.t53030001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
..., the use of fiber-reinforced composite materials 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...
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.t53030193
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
...-reinforced polymeric composites particle interlayer-toughening thermoplastic-matrix composites tough-matrix composites 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...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.t53030237
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
... (chemicals), fatigue, excessive loading, and combinations of these environmental conditions ( Ref 1 ). The rate and extent of degradation is dependent on the matrix chemistry and fiber reinforcement ( Ref 2 , 3 ). The changes in chemical composition at the fiber-matrix interface and interphase region can...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.t53030089
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
... microscopy. bright-field illumination contrast microscopy dark-field illumination fiber-reinforced polymer-matrix composites fluorescence microscopy Interference microscopy macrophotography polarized-light microscopy reflected-light microscopy When viewing a polished fiber-reinforced...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.t53030211
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
... 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 fibers combined with a petroleum-based polymeric matrix. In recent...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tt2.t51060183
EISBN: 978-1-62708-355-3
... methods that have been standardized for fiber-reinforced composite materials. It also briefly reviews considerations in tensile testing of metal-matrix composites. fiber-reinforced composites laminates metal-matrix composites Poisson's ratio polymeric-matrix composites single-filament tensile...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... in the finished part. The reinforcing phase provides the strength and stiffness. In most cases, 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...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550569
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... curves for monolithic ceramics and ceramic-matrix composites. Source: Ref 11.1 Fig. 11.3 Crack dissipation mechanisms. Source: Ref 11.1 Ceramic-matrix composites (CMCs) can be broadly classified into three types: discontinuously reinforced ceramic-matrix composites, continuous fiber...
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 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-section...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780276
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
..., and the quality of bonding with the matrix), and the operating conditions. Fibers are far more wear resistant than the matrix and hence control the wear of the composite. Continuous fiber-reinforced composites with a thermoset-polymer matrix (such as phenolics, epoxy, etc.) may have low wear rates and higher...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870573
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
.... Carbon-carbon (C-C), carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP), ceramic matrix composite (CMC), carbon-silicon carbide (C-SiC), glass-ceramic matrix composite (GCMC), metal matrix composite (MMC), silicon-aluminum-oxygen-nitrogen (SIALON) While reinforcements such as fibers, whiskers, or particles...
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 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 involved...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550385
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... to repair than metallic structure. The reinforcing phase provides the strength and stiffness. In most cases, 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...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870489
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... are normally surface-treated to improve their adhesion to the polymeric matrix. Several other fibers are occasionally used for polymeric composites. Boron fiber was the original high-performance fiber before carbon was developed. It is a large-diameter fiber that is made by pulling a fine tungsten wire...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfw.t52860151
EISBN: 978-1-62708-338-6
... or eye travel tion, which is the gain in weight due to the takeup of water by immersion. beyond the ends of the part mandrel that is mold. The cavity or matrix into or on which the necessary to provide laydown of the fiber on plastic composition is placed and from which the mandrel. it takes form...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ffub.t53610377
EISBN: 978-1-62708-303-4
... of the reinforcement determines the final properties. As shown in Fig. 2 , the highest strength and modulus are obtained with continuous-fiber composites. There is a practical limit of approximately 70 vol% reinforcement that can be added to form a composite. At higher percentages, there is too little matrix...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.t53030177
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
... double-pass impregnation fracture toughness single-pass impregnation thermoset-matrix composites toughening The performance of fiber-reinforced composite systems has evolved in response to new applications and designs. While there have been advances in fiber technology, the majority of new...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870401
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... of the fiber can also be attacked. Aramid fibers are unusual in that they can absorb a higher weight percentage of moisture than the matrix. One of the potential advantages of thermoplastic composite materials is that they inherently absorb less moisture than thermosets. The moisture absorption...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870031
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... Matrix Composites” and “ Ceramic Matrix Composites ,” respectively. 2.1 Fiber Terminology Before examining the various types of fibers used as composite reinforcements, the major terminology used for fiber technology will be reviewed. Fibers are produced and sold in many forms. Fiber...