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Title: Flexural characteristics of novel carbon methylmethacrylate composites
Authors: Bhudolia, Somen Kumar
Joshi, Sunil Chandrakant
Bert, Anthony
Boon, Yi Di
Makam, Raama
Gohel, Goram
Keywords: Engineering::Mechanical engineering
Issue Date: 2019
Source: Bhudolia, S. K., Joshi, S. C., Bert, A., Boon, Y. D., Makam, R. & Gohel, G. (2019). Flexural characteristics of novel carbon methylmethacrylate composites. Composites Communications, 13, 129-133.
Journal: Composites Communications
Abstract: Reactive thermoplastic matrices are widely used for polymer composites manufacturing owing to their ease of processing using cost-effective liquid injection processes. The novel methyl methacrylate (MMA) Elium ® resin is a liquid thermoplastic resin, first of its kind which is curable at room temperature. It has attracted wide interest as a competitive solution to epoxy-based composites for structural applications. In this work, the flexural performances of novel non-crimp carbon fabric (NCCF) Elium ® composite laminates are evaluated. The baseline comparison is done with conventionally used composites with epoxy resin. The stress-strain curve, the fracture failure mechanisms and the effect of the annealing stage have been discussed.
ISSN: 2452-2139
DOI: 10.1016/j.coco.2019.04.007
Rights: © 2019 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Fulltext Permission: none
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