Production of continuous intermingled CF/GF hybrid composite via fibre tow spreading technology

H. Diao, A. Bismarck, P. Robinson, M. R. Wisnom

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Abstract

An air-assisted fibre tow spreader was used to produce continuous commingled glass and carbon fibre tows. Hybrid carbon and glass fibre (CF/GF) reinforced epoxy composites were manufactured from these commingled fibre tows by resin film infusion. The degree of hybridisation of the hybrid CF/GF tow was defined and characterised. Compared with the corresponding continuous CF/epoxy composite, the hybrid composite with a degree of hybridisation of 32.45% exhibits a more gradual tensile failure. The final tensile failure strain increased by 14% as compared to that of the carbon fibre epoxy composite.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationECCM16 - 16th European Conference on Composite Materials
Subtitle of host publicationSeville, Spain, 22-26 June 2014
PublisherEuropean Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)978-000000000-2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2014
Event16th European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM 2014 - Seville, Spain
Duration: 22 Jun 201426 Jun 2014

Conference

Conference16th European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM 2014
Country/TerritorySpain
CitySeville
Period22/06/1426/06/14

Keywords

  • Fibre tow spreading
  • Intermingled hybrid composite
  • Unidirectional continuous composite

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