Enhanced Bonding of Fiber Reinforcements to Thermoset Resins
Improved bonding of fiberglass, Kevlar and carbon fiber to a variety of thermoset resins has been achieved via the addition of minor amounts of organotitanate and/or organozirconate coupling agents. Peel strength, fiber pullout and chemical resistance data is provided to demonstrate significant improvements in bonding between these fibers and epoxy, polyurethane, polyester and vinyl ester resins.
KeywordsCarbon Fiber Coupling Agent Benzoyl Peroxide Salt Spray Fiber Reinforcement
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