Manufacturing of Thermoplastic Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites
Published Online: 15 SEP 2011
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Wiley Encyclopedia of Composites
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Mitschang, P. 2011. Manufacturing of Thermoplastic Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites. Wiley Encyclopedia of Composites. 1–15.
- Published Online: 15 SEP 2011
This article presents a comprehensive introductory overview of thermoplastic composites manufacturing. From classical to reactive thermoplastics; fibers and textile structures to semifinished products; modern-day manufacturing processes and post-processing techniques to the manufacturing process chain associated with these types of materials. The most important topics in the field of thermoplastic fiber-reinforced polymer composites manufacturing have been collated and covered in a clear and concise manner providing the most important references to the main authorities in each subtopic giving the reader the most important sources for further information.
- fiber-reinforced plastics;
- polymer composites;
- composites manufacturing;
- semifinished product