Accession Number:

ADD015326

Title:

Apparatus for Preparing Thermoplastic Composites.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 28 Feb 91, patented 26 May 92,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1992-05-26

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

An apparatus for processing thermo-composites is disclosed where individual plies of a prepreg, to be formed into a laminate, are processed under two, concentric vacuum chambers. Heat and consolidating pressure are applied under a first vacuum to the material and then a second vacuum is drawn under an outer, rigid shell.

Subject Categories:

  • Laminates and Composite Materials
  • Plastics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE