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Composites Guide


Introduction

Looks at basic composite theory, properties of materials used, various processing techniques commonly found and applications of composite products.

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Resin Systems

Describes how any resin system, for use in a composite material, will require several properties.

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Coatings

Demand for protective coatings and barrier layers has increased as the FRP industry has grown.

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Reinforcements

Reinforcement in a composite materials occurs when the mechanical properties of the neat resin system are increased.

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Core Materials

Core materials provide a dramatic increase in stiffness for very little additional weight.

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Repair

Explains that damaged composite structures are repairable and the basic process involved.

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Manufacturing

Resins, fibres and cores offer many options for manufacturing composite materials.

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Formulae

Fibre Volume Fraction from Fibre Weight Fraction

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