Tag: Composite Materials

Machining Composites

Machining of composite materials can be a tricky undertaking.  Delamination of the reinforcement in the composite material is one of the biggest problem. There are several steps that can be taken.  Specially-designed drills and...

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Repairing a Fishing Pole

Modern fishing poles are made from composite materials- typically fiberglass and carbon fiber. Like other materials, they can be broken when they are overloaded. Age and stress weaken the material over time, and the weakest...

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Panel Stiffness

Composites structures have requirements for stiffness to provide support and stability. Tests can be completed to identify the stiffness of a given area on a composites structure, i.e. how much it will bend for a given force....

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