Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch


  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_12797

The degree to which an impregnating resin has filled the voids among the filaments being impregnated. This may be expressed quantitatively as 100 × (1 – vr – VF)/(1 – vr) in which vr = the volume fraction of reinforcing fiber in the laminate and VRF = the final  Void Fraction.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA