The Liquid Composite Molding Process: Theory and Applications

  • João M. P. Q. DelgadoEmail author
  • Antonio Gilson Barbosa de Lima
  • Mariana Julie do Nascimento Santos
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This chapter focuses on the liquid composite molding technique with special attention to resin transfer molding process (RTM). Herein, the main issues related to this manufacturing technique such as foundations, processing stages, main control variables, problems and advantages associated with the use of the RTM technique, and finally applications of fiber-reinforced polymer composite at different areas are presented and discussed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • João M. P. Q. Delgado
    • 1
    Email author
  • Antonio Gilson Barbosa de Lima
    • 2
  • Mariana Julie do Nascimento Santos
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Engineering, CONSTRUCT-LFCUniversity of PortoPortoPortugal
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringFederal University of Campina Grande (UFCG)Campina GrandeBrazil

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