Mechanical Properties of Woven Fabric Reinforced All-Polypropylene Composites

Seyhoglu H., Dike A. S. , ÜNLÜ Ş. M. , Celik A., DOĞAN M.

POLYMER-PLASTICS TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING, cilt.53, ss.365-370, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 53 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1080/03602559.2013.844249
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.365-370


Random copolymer polypropylene (co-PP) and beta-nucleated PP (-PP) produced with nucleant, which was not completely selective, were used as matrix materials. The effect of matrix type and consolidation temperature on the static and dynamic mechanical properties of woven tape-reinforced all-PP composites were investigated. The mechanical properties of all-PP composites strictly depended on the matrix type and the consolidation temperature. Co-PP-based composites had higher tensile strength and lower impact strength than -PP-based composites. The maximum tensile strength and storage modulus was achieved at a consolidation temperature of 10 degrees C above the melting point of both matrix materials.