The effect of composition of carbon fibre on the mechanical and morhpological properties of carbon fibre reinforced polyamide 6 (PA6/CF)

A. U. Ude, C. T. Ratnam, C. H. Azhari

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    Abstract

    A study to investigate the mechanical property-morphology relationship of polyamide 6 reinforced-carbon fibre composites has been carried out. The composites were prepared by melt mixing in an internal mixer, in a composition of wt% PA6/wt%carbon fibre with the following composition: 95/5, 90/10, 85/15, 80/20 respectively. The length of the fibre was 500μm. The mechanical properties measured were tensile and impact strengths as well as hardness. These properties were correlated to the morphology. In general, the mechanical properties suggest that carbon fiber has the potential to reinforce polyamide 6; hence an increase in strength recorded in all, displaying that strength is a function of the volume of the reinforcement (fibre). Morphological study of the tensile fractured surface showed the mechanism of failure to be the dispersed domain pulling out of a continuous matrix as well as the percentage of fibre breakage; voids were observed in the PA matrix. The size of the voids seems to correspond to the size of the fibrils, making the inference that the voids observed were space left by the pulled-out fibre randomly distributed.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationGeneral Poster Session 2007: Light Metals - Proceedings of Symposium held during the 2007 TMS Annual Meeting
    Pages31-40
    Number of pages10
    Publication statusPublished - 2007
    Event136th TMS Annual Meeting, 2007 - Orlando, FL, United States
    Duration: Feb 25 2007Mar 1 2007

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    Other136th TMS Annual Meeting, 2007
    CountryUnited States
    CityOrlando, FL
    Period2/25/073/1/07

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    Polyamides
    Carbon fibers
    void
    mechanical property
    Mechanical properties
    Fibers
    Chemical analysis
    Composite materials
    Impact strength
    Fiber reinforced materials
    matrix
    Tensile strength
    breakage
    Hardness
    reinforcement
    hardness
    melt
    carbon fiber
    nylon 6
    fibre

    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • Geology
    • Metals and Alloys

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    Ude, A. U., Ratnam, C. T., & Azhari, C. H. (2007). The effect of composition of carbon fibre on the mechanical and morhpological properties of carbon fibre reinforced polyamide 6 (PA6/CF). In General Poster Session 2007: Light Metals - Proceedings of Symposium held during the 2007 TMS Annual Meeting (pp. 31-40)
    Ude, A. U. ; Ratnam, C. T. ; Azhari, C. H. / The effect of composition of carbon fibre on the mechanical and morhpological properties of carbon fibre reinforced polyamide 6 (PA6/CF). General Poster Session 2007: Light Metals - Proceedings of Symposium held during the 2007 TMS Annual Meeting. 2007. pp. 31-40
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    Ude, AU, Ratnam, CT & Azhari, CH 2007, The effect of composition of carbon fibre on the mechanical and morhpological properties of carbon fibre reinforced polyamide 6 (PA6/CF). in General Poster Session 2007: Light Metals - Proceedings of Symposium held during the 2007 TMS Annual Meeting. pp. 31-40, 136th TMS Annual Meeting, 2007, Orlando, FL, United States, 2/25/07.

    The effect of composition of carbon fibre on the mechanical and morhpological properties of carbon fibre reinforced polyamide 6 (PA6/CF). / Ude, A. U.; Ratnam, C. T.; Azhari, C. H.

    General Poster Session 2007: Light Metals - Proceedings of Symposium held during the 2007 TMS Annual Meeting. 2007. p. 31-40.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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