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The effect of rectification of composite materials on the mechanical behavior of long fiber composite materials

1 Université de Technologie de Compiègne, Laboratoire de Mécanique Roberval, 60206 Compiègne Cedex, France
2 Espace Clément Ader 3 rue Caroline Aigle 31400 Toulouse CEDEX 04. France

Topical Section: Advanced composites

This paper focuses on the study of the effect of rectification by grinding on the mechanical behavior in quasi-static tests (compression and inter-laminar shear) of two long fiber composite materials machined by two cutting processes: tool machining (edge cutting) and abrasive diamond cutting (ADS). Two sets of specimens of different surface roughness are generated by varying the cutting conditions for each material. One set is rectified. First, the results of compression and inter laminar shear tests show that the mechanical behavior is highly affected by the surface roughness. Secondly it is shown that the operation of rectification improves the mechanical behavior. However this improvement is highly affected by the surface roughness of the specimen before rectification and is dependent on the long fiber composite material.
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Keywords carbon fibers; thermoplastic resine; defects; strength; mechanical testing

Citation: Madjid Haddad, Redouane Zitoune, Florent Eym, Bruno Castanié. The effect of rectification of composite materials on the mechanical behavior of long fiber composite materials. AIMS Materials Science, 2016, 3(2): 645-657. doi: 10.3934/matersci.2016.2.645


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