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
      Textiles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE