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high-modulus composite material [1 record]

Record 1 1996-07-17

English

Subject field(s)
  • Textiles: Preparation and Processing
  • Synthetic Fabrics
  • Strength of Materials
  • Aeronautical Engineering and Maintenance
CONT

Polymer, resin or other matrix-material system in which reinforcement is accomplished via high-strength, high-modulus materials in continuous filament form or in discontinuous form such as a staple fibers, fibrets, and in-situ dispersion.

OBS

carbon and graphite fibers offer high modulus and the highest strength of all reinforcing fibers.

CONT

High-modulus composite materials are not only lighter, but are much less radar-reflecting, which helps to reduce the aircraft radar signature.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Apprêt et traitements divers (Textiles)
  • Textiles artificiels et synthétiques
  • Résistance des matériaux
  • Aérotechnique et maintenance
OBS

Module : désigne une caractéristique mécanique d'un matériau donné, utile pour établir les relations liant ses contraintes et ses déformations.

Spanish

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