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Effect of Hygrothermal Ageing on the Tensile Properties of Short Glass Fibre Reinforced Nylon 6.6

  • Z. A. Mohd Ishak
  • U. S. Ishiaku
  • C. P. Tan

Abstract

In service, plastics and their corresponding composites are exposed to an environment in which the moisture and temperature vary in a prescribed manner. This combined change of moisture and temperature, which is known as the hygrothermal effect can be more damaging to the mechanical properties of the composites than to either of their constituent materials. The studies on the hygrothermal ageing of fibre reinforced plastics have been extensively reviewed by Springer (1982).

Keywords

Tensile Property Equilibrium Moisture Content Silane Coupling Agent Moisture Uptake Conditioning Temperature 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Z. A. Mohd Ishak
    • 1
  • U. S. Ishiaku
    • 1
  • C. P. Tan
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Industrial TechnologyUniversity Sains MalaysiaPulau PinangMalaysia

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