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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870255
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... of 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...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550385
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... and intermediate-modulus carbon fibers, although the CAI strength for the PEKK composites, at least for this dataset, appears to be a little lower than for the PEEK composites. The tensile and flexural properties for several other thermoplastic composites are shown in Table 8.7 . Polyetherimide is an amorphous...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.t53030193
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
... Fig. 11.1 Micrograph of impact damage of a 32-ply (+45/0/–45/90) 4s , high-temperature thermoplastic-matrix carbon fiber composite. Bright-field illumination, 65 mm macrophotograph Fig. 11.2 Cross section of an impact-damaged carbon fiber composite that was mounted with Rhodamine-B...
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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
... Abstract This chapter describes the molecular structures and chemical reactions associated with the production of thermoset and thermoplastic components. It compares and contrasts the mechanical properties of engineering plastics with those of metals, and explains how fillers and reinforcements...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mmfi.t69540319
EISBN: 978-1-62708-309-6
..., and numerous test data for this material are available in the literature. In this chapter, therefore, discussion is limited to those PMCs known as filamentary composites, which are made up of long continuous fibers (generally graphite or boron) embedded in a matrix of epoxy or thermoplastic. The stress...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870373
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... of the largest markets for glass-reinforced composites is injection molding. While both thermosets and thermoplastic materials can be injection molded, by far the greatest number are molded using thermoplastics. Since the fibers are short and randomly oriented, the amount of strength and stiffness improvement...
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 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780003
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
... Abstract This introductory article describes the various aspects of chemical structure and composition that are important to an understanding of polymer properties and their eventual effect on the end-use performance of engineering plastics, namely thermoplastics and thermosets. The most...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780064
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
... Methods<xref rid="t69780064-fn1" ref-type="fn">[1]</xref> The primary plastics processing methods are: Injection molding Extrusion Thermoforming Blow molding Rotational molding Compression molding/transfer molding Composites processing Casting Other plastics...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ffub.t53610377
EISBN: 978-1-62708-303-4
.... Fig. 29 Relative compression strengths after impact of carbon-reinforced composite systems. PEEK, polyetheretherketone (thermoplastic). Source: Ref 7 A third method of improving damage tolerance is product form selection. Through-the-thickness reinforcement has been shown to improve...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550621
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... and their compatibility with specific materials. The chapter then presents general guidelines for selecting lightweight materials, and concludes with a review of lightweight metals, plastics, and composites used in automotive applications. automotive materials lightweight materials materials selection...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780115
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
... Abstract This article covers the thermal analysis and thermal properties of engineering plastics with respect to chemical composition, chain configuration, and/or conformation of the base polymers. The thermal analysis techniques covered are differential scanning calorimetry, thermogravimetric...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfw.t52860095
EISBN: 978-1-62708-338-6
... of the material to final data interpretation, must be familiar with these factors and their influence on test results. References 8.6 and 8.7 provide reference monographs on composites testing, and there is a wealth of test methods to evaluate composite properties using flat panels. Filament winding...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... Abstract This chapter covers the basic aspects of composite materials. It describes the arrangement, form, and function of their constituent materials and explains how they perform better in combination than on their own. It discusses the directional nature of isotropic, anisotropic...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870489
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... of the composite is greatly improved with increased fiber length, although stiffness is much less affected. Chopped glass fibers are often embedded in thermoplastic or thermoset resins in the form of pellets for injection molding. Chopped fibers or entangled continuous strands are combined with a binder...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780055
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
... Engineers, July 1986 3. Trantina G.G. and Nimmer R.P. , Structural Analysis of Thermoplastic Components , McGraw-Hill , 1994 4. Sherman K.C. , Bankert R.J. , and Nimmer R.P. , Engineering Performance Parameter Studies for Thermoplastic, Structural Panels...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 July 2009
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.bcp.t52230441
EISBN: 978-1-62708-298-3
... for metal-to-metal or metal-to-composite bonds. Copolymers of Polyethylene Copolymers of polyethylene with polyvinyl, polyolefins, polyamides, polypropylene, nylon, polyester, and thermoplastic elastomers are used as hot-melt adhesives. These copolymers are 100% thermoplastic...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.jub.t53290243
EISBN: 978-1-62708-306-5
...), tensile strength to 50 MPa (7200 psi). Applications: aluminum bonding applications and honeycomb panels for aircraft, sheet metal reinforcements for cars, lamination of wood beams, seals in electronics Hot-melt: Single-component, thermoplastic adhesive hardens from molten state after cooling from...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910237
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
...) Thick.” Chemical composition variations among the four grades of A 588 are listed in Table 2 . Other HSLA steels are microalloyed to provide specific desirable combinations of properties such as strength, toughness, formability, and weldability. Compositional limits for weathering steel grades (ASTM...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870351
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... amorphous thermoplastics are very sensitive to solvents, especially paint strippers that contain methylene chloride. Testing should be conducted after exposure to the various fluids that the composite can be exposed to in service. 13.15 Data Analysis Design allowables for composite materials usually...