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Title: Textile composites from hydro-entangled non-woven fabrics
Authors: Acar, Memis
Harper, J.F.
Keywords: Hydro-entanglement
Nonwovens
Composites
Issue Date: 2000
Publisher: © Elsevier
Citation: ACAR, M. and HARPER, J.F., 2000. Textile composites from hydro-entangled non-woven fabrics. International Journal of Computers and Structures, 76(1-3), pp. 105-114.
Abstract: Production of nonwoven fabrics and composite technology are not new areas. However it seems very little has been done to look at the potential of hydro-entangled nonwovens as reinforcements in structural composites. A preliminary investigation is reported of the suitability of hydro-entangled nonwoven fabrics as fibre reinforcements in producing structural composites. Work reported involved producing various composite materials by impregnating hydro-entangled fibrous structure with a suitable polymer and evaluating the composite properties via a number of tests, such as tensile strength and impact resistance. Preliminary results show that there is good potential for producing composite structures from hydro-entangled nonwovens.
Description: This paper was accepted for publication in the journal Computers & Structures and the definitive published version is available at https://doi.org/10.1016/S0045-7949(99)00167-4
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1016/S0045-7949(99)00167-4
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/25686
Publisher Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0045-7949(99)00167-4
ISSN: 0045-7949
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Published Articles (Materials)

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