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Process Makes Thermoplastic Prepreg RibbonManufacturing process produces ribbon of composite material (prepreg) consisting of continuous lengthwise fibers impregnated with thermoplastic resin. Ribbon can later be cut into sheets of required sizes and shapes, stacked, then heated under pressure to form composite-material structural components. Process accommodates variety of thermoplastic resins and variety of fibers.
Document ID
19950065199
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Authors
Wilson, Maywood L. (NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA.)
Johnson, Gary S. (NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA.)
Date Acquired
August 17, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1995
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 19
Issue: 1
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
FABRICATION TECHNOLOGY
Report/Patent Number
LAR-14459
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.