Accession Number : ADD000806
Title : Treatment of Graphite Fibers.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Dauksys,Richard J
Report Date : 06 May 1975
Pagination or Media Count : 7
Abstract : The patent describes a method of fabricating a composite reinforced with graphite yarn that comprises heating the yarn in an oxidizing atmosphere and then coating the yarn with a thermoplastic polymer. Thereafter, the treated yarn is coated with a thermosetting resin prior to fabrication of composites having greatly enhanced interlaminar shear strength.
Descriptors : *Carbon fibers, *Patents, Fabrication, Heat treatment, Plastic coatings, Fiber reinforced composites, Graphite
Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE