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Characterization of Carbon Fiber / Epoxy Composites with Different Fiber Parametric Quantity

Authors(3) :-V. Nikil Murthy, Dr. B. Anjaneya Prasad, Dr. M. Ashok Kumar

Aircrafts and cars are made of composites to lighten their weight. Glass fiber reinforced composites due to their high specific strength and specific stiffness have become attractive structural materials. Room temperature cured epoxy was impregnated with Carbon fiber in order to synthesis composites. Carbon fiber is taken in the 3, 5, 7 % weight in order to suspend on epoxy resin with different fiber lengths such as 1, 2, and 3 cm. The variations of mechanical and thermal properties on Carbon fiber-epoxy composites with different fiber lengths have been studied. Thermal properties such as TGA and DSC are studied to investigate the influence of change in fiber length on Carbon fiber-epoxy composites. Significant improvement in tensile and flexural strengths of Carbon fiber-epoxy composites has been observed by the different lengths of the fiber. The results that by taking epoxy 95 % and carbon fiber 5 % as constant with different fiber lengths were increased the mechanical and thermal properties compared with different fiber content in weight percentage. The lengths of the fiber are influenced on the improvement of tensile, flexural, and morphology properties.
V. Nikil Murthy, Dr. B. Anjaneya Prasad, Dr. M. Ashok Kumar
Carbon fiber/Epoxy, Flexural Test, Tensile test, Tensile Modulus, Thermo Gravimetric Analysis (TGA), Differential Scanning Calorimetric (DSC), Scanning Electron microscope (SEM).
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Publication Details
  Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 4 | September-October 2015
  Date of Publication : 2015-10-25
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 49-58
Manuscript Number : IJSRST151330
Publisher : Technoscience Academy
PRINT ISSN : 2395-6011
ONLINE ISSN : 2395-602X
Cite This Article :
V. Nikil Murthy, Dr. B. Anjaneya Prasad, Dr. M. Ashok Kumar, "Characterization of Carbon Fiber / Epoxy Composites with Different Fiber Parametric Quantity", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 1, Issue 4, pp.49-58, September-October-2015.
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