Dry wear studies on glass-fibre reinforced epoxy composites

Ramesh, R and Kishore, - and Rao, RMVGK (1983) Dry wear studies on glass-fibre reinforced epoxy composites. Wear, 89 . pp. 131-136.

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    Abstract

    Continuous glass-fiber-reinforced epoxy composites were fabricated13; and their wear behavior was studied. A rapid drop in the wear loss occurred13; with an increase in the sliding speed for the pure epoxy resin while13; the reinforced sample exhibited a mild decrease, a flat region and then a rise.13; Optical microscopy examination indicates that the higher wear loss for the13; lt; composite at higher speeds could be due to loss of glass fibers. The variation13; in the coefficient of friction, fl, with load and sliding speed was studied.13; Both the epoxy resin and the composite show a marked dependence of Iu on13; load, which includes a peak. The pure epoxy resin showed no significant13; dependence of the coefficient of friction on sliding speed whereas the composite13; shows a peak value, thereby emphasizing the important role of the13; reinforcing fibers.13; 13;

    Item Type: Journal Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Glass fiber;Reinforced fiber plastic
    Subjects: CHEMISTRY AND MATERIALS > Composite Materials
    Division/Department: Other, Other, Materials Science Division
    Depositing User: Mrs Manoranjitha M D
    Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2006
    Last Modified: 03 May 2012 10:25
    URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/1118

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