Accession Number : ADD009426

Title :   Process for Preparing Carbon Fibers Having an Irregular Surface Configuration.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Schimpf,Warren C

Report Date : 02 Mar 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 37

Abstract : The present invention provides a method for preparing polyacrylonitrile-based carbon fibers with improved surface characteristics. The polyacrylonitrile-based precursor fibers are wet spun under carefully controlled and specifically selected condition which alter fiber shape while maintaining internal fine structure. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Polyacrylates, *Nitriles, *Carbon fibers, Spinning(Industrial processes), Shape, Preparation, Molecular structure, Configurations, Structures, Surfaces, Surface properties, Precursors, Inventions

Subject Categories : Polymer Chemistry
      Refractory Fibers
      Plastics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE