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Title: Development of a flexible composite material
Authors: Ramakrishna, S. 
Tang, Z.G. 
Teoh, S.H. 
Tsai, K.T.
Issue Date: 1997
Citation: Ramakrishna, S.,Tang, Z.G.,Teoh, S.H.,Tsai, K.T. (1997). Development of a flexible composite material. Advanced Composites Letters 6 (1) : 5-7. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Primary objective of this research work is to develop a flexible and biocompatible composite material by reinforcing polyurethane elastomer with knitted fabric of polyester fibers. A new composite fabrication method has been developed, as the conventional thermoplastic composite fabrication methods are not suitable for reinforcing a polymer of high melting temperature with fibers of low melting temperature. The flexible composite material displayed an elastic modulus of 22.3 MPa, tensile strength of 19.5 MPa and a failure strain of 141%.
Source Title: Advanced Composites Letters
ISSN: 09636935
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