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Short Fibre-Polymer Composites

Provides a detailed insight into short fibres of different types (metallic and organic) in a polymer matrix, as well as reporting on the design considerations and applications of such composites. It relates unparalleled research into a diverse range of composites.

Manufacturers of composite materials, materials scientists/engineers, and researchers and academics involved with the production and use of composite materials


Published: October 1996

Imprint: Woodhead Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-85573-220-9


  • Survey of short fibre-polymer composites; Short fibre filled thermoplastics; Thermosetting short fibre-reinforced composites; Short fibre-thermoplastic elastomer composites; Composites of polychloroprene rubber with short fibres of polyethylene terephthalate and nylon; Properties and processing of short metal fibre filled polymer composites; Electrically conductive rubber and plastic composites with carbon particles or conductive fibres; Design and applications of short fibre reinforced rubbers; Design considerations and end use applications of short fibre filled rubbers and thermoplastic elastomers.


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