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Testing of Fiberglass-Reinforced Polyester Composite

  • Z. G. Khim
  • M. W. Ng

Abstract

The Wisconsin superconductive energy storage magnet requires a large, low-thermal-conductive, high-load-carrying, supporting structure to carry the radial and axial compressive loads from 1.8-K magnet coils to room temperature bedrock. For economic reasons, fiberglass-polyester composite (Extren, with glass content of 44%, manufactured by Morrison Molded Fiberglass) was chosen over fiberglassepoxy composite.

Keywords

Compressive Strength Fracture Toughness Crack Length Permanent Deformation Strain Energy Release 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Z. G. Khim
    • 1
  • M. W. Ng
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Wisconsin—MadisonMadisonUSA

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