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Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 27, Issue 14, pp 3827–3834 | Cite as

Particulate-fibre-reinforced glass matrix hybrid composites

  • K. P. Gadkaree
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Abstract

This study extends the concept of hybridization of glass matrix composites to fibre and particulate reinforcements. Hybridization of Nicalon®-glass matrix composites with silicon carbide particulates of mean diameters of 0.77, 1.5 and 6 μm was studied. The microcrack stress, transverse strength and interlaminar strengths improved significantly on hybridization. At the optimum loading of 7.5 wt % for 6 μm particle size the microcrack stress increased by 62%, transverse strength by 650% and interlaminar shear strength by 200%. The ultimate strength declined for this composite by 6%. The decline in ultimate properties was attributed to the damaged graphitic skin at the particle-fibre contact points.

Keywords

Silicon Carbide Shear Strength Contact Point Silicon Carbide 
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© Chapman & Hall 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. P. Gadkaree
    • 1
  1. 1.Corning IncorporatedCorningUSA

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