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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870183
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... Fig. 6.1 Typical thermoplastic composite process cycle. Source: Ref 1 Fig. 6.2 Fabrication methods for sheet stock Fig. 6.3 Typical vacuum bag configuration Fig. 6.4 Principle of autoconsolidation Fig. 6.5 Typical thermoforming setup. Source: Ref 2...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.jub.t53290279
EISBN: 978-1-62708-306-5
...Abstract Abstract This chapter reviews materials issues encountered in joining, including challenges involved in welding of dissimilar metal combinations; joining of plastics by mechanical fastening, solvent and adhesive bonding, and welding; joining of thermoset and thermoplastic composite...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780105
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
...Abstract Abstract This article addresses some established protocols in characterizing thermoplastics, whether they are homogeneous resins, alloyed or blended compositions, or highly modified thermoplastic composites. It begins with a description of various approaches used for the determination...
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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
... Crystallization versus cooling rate for carbon/PEEK laminate. Source: Ref 5 Fig. 3.28 Crystallization rate dependency on annealing temperature. Source: Ref 5 Fig. 3.29 Cooling behavior of amorphous and semicrystalline thermoplastics Fig. 3.30 Forms of thermoplastic composite...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780417
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
...) and glass/polyimide (Celion 3K/PMR-15). Carbon-fiber and thermoplastic resin composite systems are also highlighted, mainly for comparison purposes, and include carbon thermoplastic (AS4/APC-2) and (AS4/KIII). The specimens used for the fractographs depicted in this section were generally manufactured...
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 Leach D. , “ High Performance Thermoplastic Polymers and Composites ,” paper presented at a SAMPE conference 8.7 “ CETEX Thermo-Lite Thermoplastic Composites for Automated Fiber Placement & Rapid Lamination Processes ,” TenCate Advanced Composites Data Sheet , 2008 8.8 Molding...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.t53030211
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
...Abstract Abstract Microstructural analysis of the composite matrix is necessary to understand the performance of the part and its long-term durability. This chapter focuses on the microstructural analysis of engineering thermoplastic-matrix composites and the influence of cooling rate...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870373
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
.... strength, ksi 61.8 56.4 69.0 74.6 Open-hole comp. strength, ksi 47.0 48.6 47.0 45.7 Compression after impact, ksi 51.1 36.4 53.1 44.5 Fiber dominated properties normalized to 0.60 fiber volume. Source: Ref 11 Comparative properties of unidirectional thermoplastic composites...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870401
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
.... Moisture can migrate along the fiber-to-matrix interface, affecting the adhesion. The surface 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...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780314
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
...; and moisture-induced fatigue failure in composites. The effect of moisture on the mechanical properties of thermoset resins and thermoplastics are also discussed. moisture-induced damage mechanical properties thermoset resins thermoplastics composites ONE ASPECT of plastics corrosion resistance...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870285
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... & Sons , 1982 • Strong A.B. , High Performance and Engineering Thermoplastics , Technomic Publishing , 1993 • “ User’s Guide for Short Carbon Fiber Composites ,” Zoltek Companies Inc. , 2000 10.5.1 Thermoset Compression Molding 10.5.2 Thermoplastic Compression Molding...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780164
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
... of Electrical Insulating Materials, ” D 3638, Annual Book of ASTM Standards , American Society for Testing and Materials 13. Crosby J.M. and Travis J.E. , Conductive Thermoplastic Composites , Rubber World , Nov 1985 14. “ Definitions of Terms Relating to Electrical Insulation, ” D...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870235
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... bonded joints are discussed in Chapter 17, “Structural Joints—Bolted and Bonded.” Adhesive bonding can also be used to join thermoplastic composites. The specifics of adhesive bonding and other joining methods for thermoplastic composites are covered in Chapter 6, “Thermoplastic Composite Fabrication...
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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
... Thermoplastics , Engineered Materials Handbook Desk Edition , ASM International , 1995 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003009 • Baker A.-M.M. and Barry C.M.F. , Effects of Composition, Processing, and Structure on Properties of Engineering Plastics , Materials Selection and Design , Vol 20 , ASM...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.scm.t52870201
EISBN: 978-1-62708-314-0
... a test laminate and monitoring their temperatures during cure can measure the potential for an exotherm in thick laminates. In thermoplastic composites, bonding of the layers occurs by the process of autohesion, as explained in Chapter 6, “Thermoplastic Composite Fabrication Processes.” During...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.t53030115
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
... direction. Transmitted polarized light was used to study a nominal 1.5 μm section of a high-temperature thermoplastic composite material to determine if crystals were present ( Fig. 6.13 ). These are seen as spherulites but can be resolved at 1000 times to have liquid crystalline polymer character...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.t53030193
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
...-damaged composites. It discusses the causes and effects of various failure mechanisms in composite materials. The failure mechanisms covered are brittle-matrix composite failure, tough-matrix composite failure, thermoplastic-matrix composite failure mechanisms, untoughened thermoset-matrix composite...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780003
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
... 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 important properties of polymers...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780115
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
... thermoplastic (A), a semicrystalline thermoplastic (B), and a thermoset (C) Abstract 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...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.t53030001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
... of the polymer matrix is to transfer the load between fibers as well as provide corrosion resistance, damage tolerance, and thermal and environmental stability ( Ref 1 ). Fiber-reinforced polymeric composites are developed from thermoplastic or thermoset resins combined with either discontinuous or continuous...