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Hydrothermal in-plane-shear strength of carbon fibre/benzoxazine laminates manufactured out-of-autoclave by liquid-resin-infusion

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dc.contributor.author Comer, Anthony J.
dc.contributor.author Ray, Dipa K.
dc.contributor.author Clancy, Gearóid J.
dc.contributor.author Obande, Winifred O.
dc.contributor.author Rosca, Inga
dc.contributor.author McGrail, Patrick Terry
dc.contributor.author Stanley, Walter
dc.date.accessioned 2019-02-08T09:07:55Z
dc.date.issued 2019
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/7563
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description The full text of this article will not be available in ULIR until the embargo expires on the 16/01/2021
dc.description.abstract Benzoxazine’s have recently emerged as new candidate resins for elevated temperature structural applications in the aerospace sector offering attractive attributes including infusibility under vacuum, fire-smoke-toxicity performance and room temperature storage/transport. The main objective of this study is to evaluate the hydrothermal in-plane-shear (IPS) strength of carbon-fibre (CF) based laminates manufactured using two benzoxazine (BZ) resin systems (BZ9120 and BZ9130). CF/BZ9130 was evaluated at 160 °C in the wet condition and benchmarked against two commercially available bismaleimide (BMI) resin systems – traditionally considered for wet applications at 160 °C. CF/BZ9120 was evaluated at 120 °C (just below its Tg) in the dry and wet condition and benchmarked against CF/BZ9130. BMI’s remain the benchmark for IPS strength at 160 °C (wet) with 64% retention while BZ9130 only retained 48% of IPS strength at 160 °C (wet) and also exhibited excessive elongation. CF/BZ9130 showed good retention at 120 °C (68% wet) outperforming CF/BZ9120 (48% wet). Positively, both BZ systems performed at least as well as the BMI’s under ambient conditions. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Elsevier en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Composite Structures;213, pp. 261-270
dc.relation.uri https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2019.01.069
dc.rights This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Composite Structures. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Composite Structures, 2019, 213, pp. 261-270, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2019.01.069 en_US
dc.subject benzoxazine en_US
dc.subject elevated-temperature properties en_US
dc.subject carbon fibres en_US
dc.subject mechanical testing en_US
dc.subject out-of autoclave en_US
dc.subject processing en_US
dc.title Hydrothermal in-plane-shear strength of carbon fibre/benzoxazine laminates manufactured out-of-autoclave by liquid-resin-infusion en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.compstruct.2019.01.069
dc.contributor.sponsor EI en_US
dc.date.embargoEndDate 2021-01-16
dc.embargo.terms 2021-01-16 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/embargoedAccess en_US


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