Accession Number:

ADA263202

Title:

The Environmental and Impact Resistance of Adhesively Bonded Thermoplastic Fibre Composites

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Oct 1989-5 Nov 1992

Corporate Author:

IMPERIAL COLL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY LONDON (UNITED KINGDOM) DEPT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Report Date:

1992-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

236.0

Abstract:

This Final Report presents and discusses the results obtained in the following areas 1 Mode I and mixed mode testing of bonded joints 2 the use of an oxygen plasma surface treatment to pretreat thermoplastic fibre composites before bonding 3 the effect of test rate on the fracture behaviour of bonded joints and finally 4 the effects of test environment on the fracture behaviour of bonded joints.

Subject Categories:

  • Adhesives, Seals and Binders
  • Structural Engineering and Building Technology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE