Accession Number : AD0850239

Title :   Development of Fabrication Techniques for Controlling the Thickness per Ply of Graphite Epoxy Composites.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE MATERIALS LAB WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s) : Marshall, John A.

Report Date : DEC 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : Efforts were made to obtain a graphite epoxy composite having a thickness in the range of 2 to 4 mils per ply as compared to a normal or standard composite having a thickness of 7 to 8 mils per ply. Composites were fabricated by passing graphite yarn through an epoxy resin and circumferentially winding about a halocarbon plastic covered mandrel. The thickness per ply was determined by measuring the thickness of the composite for a given number of plies. Graphite epoxy composites with decreased thicknesses per ply were obtained in this program. (Author)

Descriptors :   *EPOXY RESINS), (*GRAPHITE, LAMINATES), (*COMPOSITE MATERIALS, (*MANUFACTURING, CONTROL SYSTEMS), THICKNESS, FILAMENTS, PHOTOMICROGRAPHY, REINFORCING MATERIALS, PRESSURE, THICKNESS.

Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials
      Plastics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE