Category Archives: Composites

Composites Manufacturing Methods | Thermoset Fabrication Process | Thermoplastic Manufacturing Process

Thermoset Components Fabrication Methods: 1. Hand layup method: The method is simple and suitable for simple components. A coat of resin is applied on a tool surface and a layer of mat or fabric reinforcement is placed on the tool surface. The process is repeated till the required thickness of the laminate is reached. This is cured at 25 –

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Composite Materials Introduction | Basics Of Composite Materials

What is a Composites material? Composite materials may be defined as materials made of two or more dissimilar materials, brought into adhesive combination by application of heat and pressure over a period of time. The property of composite materials is different from and superior to any of its constituents and constituents do not react chemically. One of the constituents of

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Manufacturing Methods Of Composite Materials | Composite Processing Methods

Reinforced Composite materials moulding methods The use of fibre materials to reinforce plastics is widespread. Injection moulded parts such as water tanks, helmets, trays, ducts etc., In such application the reinforcing material is normally in the form of short rovings (Definition: rovings are long and narrow fibre), mixed with and injected with the carrier material. A considerable industry has also

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Polymer Electrolyte Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cells (PEFC) | Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cells

Polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cells—also called proton exchange membrane fuel cells—deliver high-power density and offer the advantages of low weight and volume, compared with other fuel cells. PEM fuel cells use a solid polymer as an electrolyte and porous carbon electrodes containing a platinum catalyst. They need only hydrogen, oxygen from the air, and water to operate and do

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Quantum Tunnelling Composite (QTC) | A Pressure Switching And Sensing Material Technology | Electro Mechanics Components

     QTC is a composite made from micron-sized metallic filler particles (Silicone Rubber) mixed into an elastomeric matrix. Quantum tunnelling composite is a flexible polymer that exhibits extraordinary electrical properties. In its normal state it is a perfect insulator, but when compressed it becomes a more or less perfect conductor and able to pass very high currents. History: First produced

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Carbon Fibre Reinforced Plastics | Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymers Use | CFRP Applications

      The Composite’s properties are mainly influenced by the choice of fibers. Three types of fibres are Glass fibre, Carbon fibre, Aramid fibre. All fibres have generally higher stress capacity than ordinary steel and are linear elastic until failure. The most important properties that differ between the fibre types are stiffness and tensile strain. Carbon Fibre Properties: High Modulus of

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