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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
... Abstract This chapter discusses the use of thermoset and thermoplastic resins in polymer matrix composites. It begins by explaining how the two classes of polymer differ and how it impacts their use as matrix materials. It then goes on to describe the characteristics of polyester, vinyl ester...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550385
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... primary advantages and disadvantages of polymer-matrix composites, how they are produced, and how they perform in different applications. It describes the construction of laminates, the fibers and resins used, and the methods by which they are combined. It explains how strength, modulus, toughness, and...
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 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ffub.t53610377
EISBN: 978-1-62708-303-4
... Structures ,” MIL-A-872221, U.S. Air Force , Feb 1985 18. Yokota M.J. , In-Process Controlled Curing of Resin Matrix Composites , SAMPE J. , Vol 11 , 1978 19. Fields R.E. , Overview of Testing and Certification , Composites , Vol 21 , ASM Handbook , ASM International...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780417
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
... of the fractographic data presented in this section were obtained from epoxy-matrix materials; minimal fractographic data from the other brittle thermoset resin systems are presented. In general, brittle matrix composite materials tested under interlaminar, mode I tension loads fail in the plane...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870179
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
... stability. Unlike resin-matrix composites, they are nonflammable, do not outgas in a vacuum, and suffer minimal attack by organic fluids such as fuels and solvents. The principle of incorporating a high-performance second phase into a conventional engineering material to produce a combination with...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ems.t53730115
EISBN: 978-1-62708-283-9
... bonding between fibers and matrix. Variability in fiber spacing ( Fig. 10.3 ) may result during the infiltration of fiber arrangements by liquid resins. Approximately 55 to 60% is the practical upper limit for volume fraction fibers in unidirectional alignments. It is even lower in woven or cross-ply...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870285
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... continuous-fiber composite. In reality, it is extremely difficult to control the orientation in discontinuous-fiber composites. During processing, resin flow fronts push the fibers around, causing misorientation. In addition, some processes, such as injection molding, mechanically fracture the fibers...
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...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550569
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... Abstract Ceramic-matrix composites possess many of the desirable qualities of monolithic ceramics, but are much tougher because of the reinforcements. This chapter explains how reinforcements are used in ceramic-matrix composites and how they alter energy-dissipating mechanisms and load...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.emea.t52240607
EISBN: 978-1-62708-251-8
... binder is burned off prior to the HIP cycle or during the early portions of the vacuum hot pressing cycle. Fig. 33.15 Green tape method for titanium-matrix composite fabrication. Source: Ref 2 In plasma spraying, the resin binder is replaced with a plasma-sprayed matrix. Plasma spraying...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfw.t52860095
EISBN: 978-1-62708-338-6
... standards to determine mechanical properties of composite constituents. MILHDBK-17C also provides a comprehensive list of tests to evaluate reinforcement fibers, resin material, and prepregs. Aside from internal research and development (IR&D) activities, most testing of fiber and matrix materials by...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mmfi.t69540319
EISBN: 978-1-62708-309-6
... a polymer (a thermosetting resin), but is formed with extra carbonizing and densifying processing steps. The densifying process fills the open volume of the preform with a dense, well-bonded carbongraphite matrix. A composite laminate consists of a stack of individual plies that are selectively...
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 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550457
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... Abstract Metal-matrix composites can operate at higher temperatures than their base metal counterparts and, unlike polymer-matrix composites, are nonflammable, do not outgas in a vacuum, and resist attack by solvents and fuels. They can also be tailored to provide greater strength and...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870373
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... , 2001 10.31399/asm.hb.v21.a0003417 9. Wardle M.W. , Aramid Fiber Reinforced Plastics—Properties , Comprehensive Composite Materials , Vol 2 , Polymer Matrix Composites , Elsevier Science Ltd. , 2000 10.1016/B0-08-042993-9/00182-0 10. “ Cycom 977-3 Toughened Epoxy Resin ,” Cytec...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870119
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... low-volume, medium-sized and larger parts. It also discusses filament winding and preforming processes (including weaving, knitting, stitching, and braiding) in addition to resin-transfer molding, resin film infusion, and pultrusion. continuous-fiber composites filament winding liquid molding...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... compression ( Fig. 1.22 ). An important design factor in the selection of a matrix resin for elevated-temperature applications is the cured glass transition temperature. The cured glass transition temperature ( T g ) of a polymeric material is the temperature at which it changes from a rigid, glassy solid...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870183
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... composites THERMOPLASTIC COMPOSITE FABRICATION PROCESSES are discussed in this chapter. The three main areas covered are consolidation, thermoforming, and joining. The basics of thermoplastic composite materials were discussed in Chapter 3, “Matrix Resin Systems.” References 1...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfw.9781627083386
EISBN: 978-1-62708-338-6