44. Using Composites

  1. Myer Kutz
  1. Hans J. Borstell

Published Online: 8 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172551.ch44

Handbook of Materials Selection

Handbook of Materials Selection

How to Cite

Borstell, H. J. (2002) Using Composites, in Handbook of Materials Selection (ed M. Kutz), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York. doi: 10.1002/9780470172551.ch44

Editor Information

  1. Myer Kutz Associates, Inc., Albany, NY, USA

Author Information

  1. Milledgeville, Georgia, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 12 JUL 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471359241

Online ISBN: 9780470172551

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Keywords:

  • boron fiber and composites;
  • Aramid fibers – Kevlar;
  • liquid epoxy resins;
  • composite sandwich panels;
  • commercial fiberglass structures

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Evaluating Potential Products

  • Differences Between Composites and Metals

  • Manufacturing

  • The Design, Manufacturing, and Quality Control Interface

  • Selection of Material and Manufacturing Concept

  • Detail Design

  • Producibility Checklist

  • Eternal Quality Control Question

  • Environmental Concerns