Material Characterization of Glass, Carbon, and Hybrid-Fiber SCRIMP Panels

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The purpose of this study was to generate the material database for carbon and glass composite panels created by the SCRIMP process. The materials tested were glass/polyester composites, two types of carbon/polyester composites, and carbon and glass hybrid composites. The differences between the two types of carbon/polyester, which we call Type 1 and Type 2, are the ply thickness (.037 inch/ply and .048 inch/ply) and slightly different treatment of polyester resin. The tests that were performed for this study are four-point-bending tests, tension tests, panel warping tests, and beam bend-twist coupling tests. The material properties of interest were basic longitudinal ... continued below

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KURAISHI, AKIRA; TSAI, STEPHEN W. & WANG, JULIE December 1, 2002.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA (United States)
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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The purpose of this study was to generate the material database for carbon and glass composite panels created by the SCRIMP process. The materials tested were glass/polyester composites, two types of carbon/polyester composites, and carbon and glass hybrid composites. The differences between the two types of carbon/polyester, which we call Type 1 and Type 2, are the ply thickness (.037 inch/ply and .048 inch/ply) and slightly different treatment of polyester resin. The tests that were performed for this study are four-point-bending tests, tension tests, panel warping tests, and beam bend-twist coupling tests. The material properties of interest were basic longitudinal and transverse stiffness and strength, residual stress due to curing, and the effect of bend-twist coupling. The bend-twist coupling is a feature that can be added to the composite laminate or structure, such that when it is bent, it will also twist.

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  • Other Information: PBD: 1 Dec 2002

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  • Report No.: SAND2002-3538
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/808591 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 808591
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc737083

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KURAISHI, AKIRA; TSAI, STEPHEN W. & WANG, JULIE. Material Characterization of Glass, Carbon, and Hybrid-Fiber SCRIMP Panels, report, December 1, 2002; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc737083/: accessed November 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.