Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Lap Winding

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6783

A variant of  Filament Winding consisting of convolutedly winding a resin-impregnated tape onto a mandrel of the desired configuration. The process has been used for making large chemical- and heat-resistant, conical or hemispherical parts such as heat shields for atmospheric-reentry vehicles.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA