Short Fibre-Polymer Composites

1st Edition

Editors: S K De J R White
Hardcover ISBN: 9781855732209
eBook ISBN: 9781845698676
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 1st January 1996
Page Count: 272
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Table of Contents

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.


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


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About the Editors

S K De Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Indian Institute of Technology, India

J R White Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK