Lightning Strike Tests of Composite Connectors
NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC
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Test results are presented on the lightning strike effects on composite and hybrid type multipin aircraft connectors in comparison with the standard all metal connectors. These tests were performed using a unipolar double exponential long duration pulse recommended by the SAE-AE4L committee at peak current levels of 3 kA, 10 KA, 15 kA, and 20 kA. Such peak current levels might be found in all-composite or partially composite aircraft or in exposed areas of all-metal aircraft.
- Laminates and Composite Materials