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Reinforced Plastics

  1. Gottfried W. Ehrenstein1,
  2. Josef Kabelka2

Published Online: 15 JUN 2000

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.a23_049

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Ehrenstein, G. W. and Kabelka, J. 2000. Reinforced Plastics. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen-Tennenlohe, Federal Republic of Germany

  2. 2

    Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen-Tennenlohe, Federal Republic of Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUN 2000

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Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Introduction, Classification
1.1.Fiber-Reinforced Polymers
1.2.Particulate Polymer Composites
1.3.Laminar Polymer Composites
2.Reinforced Plastic Components
2.1.Reinforcing Fibers
2.1.1.Glass Fibers
2.1.2.Graphite (Carbon) Fibers
2.1.3.Aramid Fibers
2.1.4.Other Continuous Fibers
2.1.5.Other Discontinuous Fibers
2.2.Fillers
2.3.Polymeric Matrices
3.Fabrication of Polymer Composites
3.1.Hand Lay-up Technique
3.2.Spray-up
3.3.Filament Winding
3.4.Pultrusion
3.5.Bag Molding
3.6.Sheet Molding Compounds (SMC)
3.7.Thick Molding Compounds (TMC)
3.8.Bulk (or Dough) Molding Compounds (BMC, DMC)
3.9.Prepregs
3.10.Reinforced Reaction Injection Molding (RRIM)
3.11.Resin Transfer Molding (RTM)
4.Physical and Chemical Properties
5.Quality Specifications
6.Economic Aspects