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Compression and Shear Tests of Vacuum-Impregnated Composites at Cryogenic Temperatures

  • N. J. Simon
  • R. P. Reed
  • R. P. Walsh
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 38)


To evaluate filament-reinforced, vacuum-impregnated, epoxy-resin systems at cryogenic temperatures, new compression-shear tests have been developed for stainless-composite-stainless sandwiches. Results at 76 K are reported and analyzed for a series of weaves and surface finishes.


Shear Strength Surface Finish Cryogenic Temperature Areal Density Test Fixture 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. J. Simon
    • 1
  • R. P. Reed
    • 1
  • R. P. Walsh
    • 1
  1. 1.National Institute of Standards and TechnologyBoulderUSA

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