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High-Performance Fibres, Composites and Engineering Textile Structure : Woodhead Publishing Textiles - J. W. S. Hearle

High-Performance Fibres, Composites and Engineering Textile Structure

Woodhead Publishing Textiles

By: J. W. S. Hearle (Editor)

Hardcover Published: January 2001
ISBN: 9781855735392
Number Of Pages: 344

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This important handbook looks at how high-performance fibers are designed and manufactured and covers their capabilities and applications. The high-modulus, high-tenacity (HM-HT) fibers fall naturally into three groups - polymer fibers, such as aramids and polyethylene fibres; carbon fibers, such as Kevlar; and inorganic fibers based on glass and ceramic fibres. The book shows how high performance fibers are being increasingly used for a wide range of applications including geotextiles and geomembranes├┐ and for construction and civil engineering projects, as well as in specialist fibers within composite materials.

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Aramids; Gel-spun high-performance polyethylene fibres; Other high modulus-high tenacity (HM-HT) fibres; Carbon fibres; Glass fibres; Ceramic fibres; Chemically resistant fibres; Thermally resistant fibres.

ISBN: 9781855735392
ISBN-10: 1855735393
Series: Woodhead Publishing Textiles
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 344
Published: January 2001
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.65

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