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Title: The Influence of Processing Parameters in the Production of Glass Reinforced Thermoplastic Matrix Towpregs
Published In: 1st International Materials Symposium, Coimbra, Portugal, April 9 – 11, 2001; THEME: Manufacturing & Processing, WMC4 , ManPro65, A 41
Description: Abstract: After a brief description of the dry coating process equipement developed for the production of towpregs made with polypropylene (ICO Polymers – ICORENE 9184B P) matrix and glass fibre (Owens Corning – 357 – AA), the influence of processing parameters upon the degree of polymer deposition and reliability of production of the towpreg is described here. Besides a statistical treatement of different processed towpregs and microscopical analysis of adhesion, the discussions will be centred upon quality of polymer deposited and its relation to mechanical properties.
Publication year: 2001
Keywords:Towpreg, polymer, mechanical properties
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Authors: CRAINIC Nicolae , SILVA Jorge Francisco , VIEIRA Pedro , NUNES João Pedro , MARQUES Antonio Torres ,
Type: International Conference Proceedings
Laboratory: Rheology Laboratory
Institution: UPT