Accession Number : AD0164242

Title :   Method for Improving Graphite Fibers for Plastic Reinforcement and Products Thereof.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Goan,John C.

Report Date : 11 JAN 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : The patent describes a method of improving the bonding between graphite fibers and a plastic matrix material which involves contacting the surface of the graphite fiber with oxygen gas subjected to a radio frequency of microwave energy electrical field discharge and the products thereof.

Descriptors :   *Carbon fibers, *Patents, *Reinforced plastics, Graphite, Composite materials, Surfaces, Treatment, Oxygen, Electric discharges, Microwaves, Radiowaves

Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials
      Textiles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE