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|Arrangement for electromagnetic screening|
Arrangement for electromagnetically screening a connection (1) between an electrical conductor (2) and an electrical coupling element (3) connected to the conductor (2) is proposed. The conductor has an electrically effective screen (4) of a synthetic material containing carbon fibers.
|Method and system for non-destructive testing of curved composites|
Embodiments are disclosed for characterizing and quantifying composite laminate structures, including structures with surfaces that are curved in two and three dimensions. The embodiments take a composite laminate of unknown ply stack composition and sequence and determine various information about the individual plies, such as ply stack, orientation, microstructure, and type.
|Oxygen and nitrogen co-doped polyacrylonitrile-based carbon fiber and preparation method thereof|
The invention relates to an oxygen and nitrogen co-doped polyacrylonitrile-based carbon fiber and a preparation method thereof. The oxygen and nitrogen co-doped polyacrylonitrile-based carbon fiber is prepared by electrochemical modification of a raw-material polyacrylonitrile-based carbon fiber, such that the surface thereof has an active layer formed by oxygen-containing active functional groups and nitrogen-containing active functional groups, wherein the nitrogen-containing active functional groups are obtained by activation of the doped nitrogen inherently contained in the raw-material polyacrylonitrile-based carbon fiber by means of electrochemical modification.
Ocean University Of China
|Apparatus for producing pitch-based chopped carbon fiber and producing the chopped fiber|
The present invention relates to an apparatus for producing a pitch-based chopped carbon fiber and a producing method for the chopped fiber and, more specifically, to an apparatus and a method for drawing an ejected pitch using melt spinning and producing carbon fibers as chopped fibers in a continuous manner.. .
Oci Company Ltd.
|Low-density molding compound containing surface derivatized microspheres|
A molded article is provided that includes a resin matrix having a surface, the resin matrix formed from cross-linked polyester resin or vinyl-ester resin. Microspheroids having a mean diameter of from 16 to 45 microns are embedded in the resin matrix.
Continental Structural Plastics, Inc.
|Commercial-scale gamma radiation carbon dioxide reduction|
The present system provides a reactor vessel for reducing a mixture of carbon dioxide and a reactant to a product by exposure to gamma radiation from spent fuel rods. The reactor vessel is constructed of a material that permits a substantial portion of the incident gamma radiation to pass through the wall, such as carbon fiber, silicon, or other low-z material.
|Hovering fishing lure assembly|
The present invention is a fishing hook delivery device for attaching a fishing lure and allowing it to hover above the water such as a dragonfly or other insect would hover over a body of water. A flotation body with a steel or carbon fiber wire attached flexible enough for the wire to sway but not dip into the water from the weight of the lure..
|Fuel-cell gas diffusion layer, and producing same|
The porous carbon fiber base substrate having a porous layer (a) with a mean thickness t1 of 10 to 55 μm deposited on one surface a thereof, the porous carbon fiber base substrate being impregnated with porous layer (j) at least part of which is exposed at an opposite surface b, the porous carbon fiber base substrate having internal pores with a cross-sectional area accounting for 5% to 40% of the total cross section in a through-plane direction, at least porous layer (a) and porous layer (j) both having a void percentage of 50% to 85%, the porous carbon fiber base substrate having a thickness of 60 to 300 μm, and the porous carbon fiber base substrate having a bulk density of 0.20 to 0.45 g/cm3.. .
|Spinable quad guitar stand|
Spinable quad guitar stand securely balances, supports, and vertically displays up to four guitars or stringed instruments of any body shape by neck and headstock, in a safe, easily accessible manner. Small footprint accommodates confined areas.
|Carbon fiber cord for reinforcing rubber product and rubber product using the same|
The present invention provides a carbon fiber cord having both high bending fatigue resistance and high adhesiveness. The disclosed carbon fiber cord is a carbon fiber cord for reinforcing a rubber product.
Nippon Sheet Glass Company, Limited
Prepreg and carbon fiber reinforced composite materials
(2) a conductive particle or fiber of which thermoplastic resin nucleus or core is coated with a conductive substance [e] is contained.. .
Carbon fiber shells for customizing the appearance of a vehicle
A carbon fiber shell is used to change the appearance or look of a vehicle, such as a motorcycle, and may be formed to be permanently installed as a vehicle body or non-permanently installed over an existing vehicle component to customize the appearance of a vehicle while still being removable. The carbon fiber shell is molded to match the contours or the shape of the original vehicle component so that, when installed, the shell has the same contours and thus the same physical shape as the original vehicle component.
Method and apparatus and parts for use in production of carbon fiber components
A carbon fibre part comprises an outer skin formed from at least two layers of carbon fibre material, and an insert located inside the outer skin, the insert comprising a block having opposing ends and at least one side wall, one of the ends being aligned with a hole that is provided in the outer skin prior to assembly of the outer skin around the insert during manufacture of the carbon fibre part. The insert may be tapered to aid alignment and may have a chamfered end adjacent the hole which helps produce a neat finish to the material around the edge of the hole in the carbon fibre part..
Penso Holdings Ltd
Carbon fiber insulator and preparing method thereof
The present invention relates to a carbon fiber insulator and a producing method thereof. More specifically, the present invention relates to a carbon fiber insulator which is produced from a heterogeneous laminated felt comprising a carbon fiber mat laminate having at least one carbon fiber mat laminated therein and a low carbonization rate fiber mat provided at least one of upper and lower portions of the carbon fiber mat laminate..
Oci Company Ltd.
Methods for digital composites
In exemplary implementations of this invention, a digital material comprising many discrete units is used to fabricate a sparse structure. The units are reversibly joined by elastic connections.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Ceramic member encased in composite layer
A ballistic resistant apparatus can include a composite layer encasing a ceramic member. The composite layer can include a reinforcing material, such as a woven carbon fiber fabric.
Angel Armor, Llc
Sizing agent-coated carbon fiber bundle, carbon fiber bundle production method, and prepreg
A sizing agent-coated carbon fiber bundle has a sizing agent containing an aliphatic epoxy compound (c) and an aromatic epoxy compound (d) coated on the carbon fiber bundle, wherein the carbon fiber in the carbon fiber bundle is the one which exhibits, when measured by single-fiber composite fragmentation method, a number of fiber breaks of at least 2.0/mm when apparent single-fiber stress is 15.3 gpa and the number of fiber breaks of up to 1.7/mm when the apparent single-fiber stress is 12.2 gpa.. .
Toray Industries, Inc.
Urethane (meth) acrylate compound
The present invention provides a thermosetting resin which enables the production of a carbon fiber reinforced plastic having a good workability and excellent mechanical properties by hand lay up (hup) molding, resin transfer molding (rtm) or vacuum assisted resin transfer molding (vartm). The urethane (meth) acrylate compound (a) according to the present invention is an urethane (meth) acrylate produced by reacting a compound having two or more isocyanate groups with a monoalcohol compound containing ethylenically unsaturated groups or by reacting a compound having two or more isocyanate groups with a monoalcohol compound containing ethylenically unsaturated groups and an alcohol compound having two or more hydroxyl groups, said urethane (meth) acrylate compound (a) being characterized by having an isocyanate group and ethylenically unsaturated groups..
Japan U-pica Company, Ltd.
Carbon fibers derived from poly-(caffeyl alcohol) (pcfa)
Poly-(caffeyl alcohol) (pcfa), also known as c-lignin, is a promising new source of both carbon fibers and pure carbon. Pcfa can be used to produce carbon fibers by direct electrospinning, without blending with another polymer to reduce breakage.
University Of North Texas
A stampable sheet includes a resin and carbon fiber sheet including fiber bundles of discontinuous carbon fibers, wherein the carbon fiber sheet includes fiber bundles having a bundle width of 50 μm or greater and opened fibers ranging from fiber bundles having a bundle width less than 50 μm to fibers obtained by opening to the single-fiber level. When the direction along which the opened fibers have been oriented most is a 0° direction and the range of from the 0° to 90° direction is divided into angular zones, the distribution curve showing the proportion of the number of fiber bundles in each angular zone to that in all angular zones and the distribution curve showing the proportion of the number of opened fibers in each angular zone to that in all angular zones are reverse to each other in terms of gradient of the 0° to 90° direction..
Toray Industries, Inc.,
Golf club and shaft
The present invention provides a golf club shaft. The shaft is made of a fiber reinforced resin.
Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.
Fishing rod with enhanced tactile response
A method and structure for providing improved tactile response in fiber reinforced polymer composite materials is disclosed. The effect is achieved by jacketing the reinforcing carbon fiber with a thin coating of non-carbide forming metal, such as nickel.
Method for manufacturing carbon fiber panels stiffened with omega stringers
The present disclosure refers to a method for manufacturing carbon fiber panels stiffened with omega stringers for the construction of aircraft structures, such as fuselage sections, wing panels, etc. One tubular pressure member is provided for each omega stringer of the structure to be manufactured, wherein the tubular pressure member is configured with the shape of the omega stringer.
Airbus Operations, S.l.
Radiant heater comprising a heating tube element
A radiant heater includes at least one heating tube element comprising a heating tube which is transparent or semi-transparent to infrared radiation, and carbon fibers arranged within the heating tube. The carbon fibers form an infrared heating coil comprising a carbon string.
Device accessory with speakers
A device accessory to produce high quality high volume sound, comprising a clip case for holding the mobile device and a speaker unit that provides high quality high volume sound produced from the mobile device. The clip case further comprises a base portion attached to a plurality of side walls and a first pivotal attachment means.
4 Audio Llc
Lightweight helicopter skid shoes
A lightweight skid shoe assembly comprises a body of wear resistant, non-metallic or partially metallic material; and a structure coupling mechanism; wherein the body prevents friction-related damage to the structure. Another lightweight skid shoe assembly comprises a body of wear resistant, non-metallic or partially metallic material selected from the group consisting of: a polyamide or polyimide impregnated carbon fiber layup, a peek or pei injection mold with carbon fiber, compression molded carbon fiber or fiberglass, a resin infusion with carbon fiber preform fabric, a fiber reinforced thermoset, acetal resin, machined acetal or thermoplastic, thermosetting plastic, or a metal-matrix composite; wherein the body prevents friction-related damage to a structure.
Bell Helicopter Textron Inc.
Method for preparing continuous carbon fiber-reinforced thermoplastic prepreg
The present invention relates to a method for preparing a continuous carbon fiber-reinforced thermoplastic prepreg, and more specifically, to a method for preparing a continuous carbon fiber-reinforced thermoplastic semi-prepreg or prepreg, comprising the steps of: providing a plurality of carbon fibers having an increased width; preparing a layered product by arranging a thermoplastic film on at least a part of the upper and lower portions of the carbon fibers having an increased width; and preparing a joined product by joining the thermoplastic film and the carbon fibers comprising the layered body.. .
Research Institute Of Industrial Science & Technology
Metal alloy mono and poly-filament wire reinforced carbon fiber plating system
The invention entails metal alloy mono and poly-filament wire reinforced carbon fiber plating system for the fixation of skeletal fractures and osteotomies. Current fracture fixation plating systems are metal alloy designs that block the field of vision of the fracture during radiographic evaluation.
Carbon fiber composite material, and producing carbon fiber composite material
A carbon fiber composite material of the present invention includes: cell structures with an elastomer surrounded by a first carbon nanofiber and an interface phase thereof; cell structure assemblies as assemblies of more than one of the cell structures; and tie structures that join the cell structure assemblies to each other. The tie structures are formed by one or more first carbon nanofibers, one or more second carbon nanofibers, and the elastomer interface phase surrounding the one or more first carbon nanofibers and the one or more second carbon nanofibers..
Growth of silicon and boron nitride nanomaterials on carbon fibers by chemical vapor deposition
Methods of growing boron nitride nanotubes and silicon nanowires on carbon substrates formed from carbon fibers. The methods include applying a catalyst solution to the carbon substrate and heating the catalyst coated carbon substrate in a furnace in the presence of chemical vapor deposition reactive species to form the boron nitride nanotubes and silicon nanowires.
University Of Dayton
Vertical takeoff winged multicopter
An unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) comprising a plurality of propeller drives rigidly mounted to a foldable frame with the motor rotors aligned in a vertical direction to provide a means of vertical takeoffs and landings. The foldable frame mounts a sheet sail at an angle with the horizontal that provides lift during the forward motion and tilt of the uav.
Radiolucent patient table
A radiolucent patient table top including a first face sheet, a second face sheet, and a honeycomb core is provided. The first face sheet includes carbon fibers in a first radiolucent plastic matrix.
To provide a half bearing which has excellent abrasion resistance and surely forms an oil film under boundary lubrication in which it is difficult to form any oil film. A half bearing 1 formed on a circular arc along a direction in which the member to be slid swings is provided with a porous layer 4 composed of cu—sn series alloy, which is formed on a surface of a metal substrate 3, and a sliding layer 2 in which the porous layer 4 is covered with resin material 5 including at least polytetrafluoroethylene and a carbon fiber.
Senju Metal Industry Co., Ltd.
Precursor fiber for carbon fibers, carbon fiber, and producing carbon fiber
Where in the general formula (1), ar1 represents an aryl group expressed by any one of structural formulas (1) to (5) below, and ar2 represents an aryl group expressed by structural formula (6) or (7) below:. .
Flame-retardant thermoplastic resin composition and a molded product thereof
Provided herein is a flame-retardant thermoplastic resin composition and a molded product thereof, the composition including polycarbonate resin, rubber modified aromatic vinyl copolymer, aromatic phosphate ester compound, glass fiber, and carbon fiber, wherein the composition includes a weight ratio of the glass fiber to the carbon fiber of about 1:0.3 to about 1:2.. .
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
Sprayable, carbon fiber-epoxy material and process
An article is reinforced by applying to it a thermally curable composition of a resin mixture of 10% to 60% by weight of a diglycidyl ether of bisphenol-a, 5% to 25% by weight of an epoxy novolac, and 5% to 25% by weight of a reinforcement material comprising carbon fibers. Following application, the composition is cured.
Diversified Chemical Technologies, Inc.
Fiber reinforced polyamide resin material
Provided is a fiber reinforced polyamide resin material which has high rigidity and low water absorbency, and is excellent in moldability and mechanical properties of the molded article. A fiber reinforced polyamide resin material, comprises 100 parts by mass of polyamide resin (a) which is a polycondensate of diamine and dicarboxylic acid and 5 to 300 parts by mass of a carbon fiber (b); wherein 70 mol % or more of the diamine is a xylylenediamine; 50 mol % or more the dicarboxylic acid is a straight-chain aliphatic dicarboxylic acid containing 4 to 20 carbon atoms; the polyamide resin (a) has a terminal amino group concentration ([nh2]) (in μeq/g) of 5<[nh2]<150; and the carbon fiber (b) has on a surface thereof a compound (c) which is reactive with amino group..
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc.
Hybrid composite utilizing gas-assisted molding geometries
A vehicular instrument panel includes a substrate having a first plurality of chopped carbon fibers and a first plurality of chopped glass fibers within a first nylon resin. The first plurality of chopped carbon fibers and the first plurality of glass fibers in the substrate are segregated such that the carbon fibers and the glass fibers are each substantially concentrated within respective driver-side and passenger-side portions of the substrate.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
Modular composite intrument panel
A vehicular instrument panel, including a substrate comprising a plurality of chopped carbon and chopped glass fibers within a nylon resin, the substrate defines an airbag canister. The plurality of chopped carbon and chopped glass fibers are segregated such that the chopped carbon fibers are substantially concentrated within a driver-side portion of the substrate and the airbag canister, and the chopped glass fibers are substantially concentrated within a passenger-side portion of the substrate.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
Fiber composite support for vehicular components
A vehicular instrument panel having a reinforcement that includes a plurality of chopped carbon fibers within a nylon resin, a substrate coupled to the reinforcement comprising a plurality of chopped carbon and chopped glass fibers within a nylon resin, and a steering column bracket defined from the substrate comprising a plurality of chopped carbon fibers within a nylon resin. The bracket engages a steering column such that the substrate and bracket support the steering column.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc.
Hybrid composite instrument panel
A vehicular instrument panel having a reinforcement that includes a plurality of chopped carbon fibers within a nylon resin, and a substrate coupled to the reinforcement comprising a plurality of chopped carbon and chopped glass fibers within a nylon resin. The plurality of chopped carbon and glass fibers in the substrate are segregated such that the carbon fibers and the glass fibers are each substantially concentrated within respective driver-side and passenger-side portions of the substrate.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
Method of making a hybrid composite instrument panel
A method of forming a vehicular instrument panel includes the steps: melting a first composite comprising carbon fibers and nylon resin; melting a second composite comprising glass fibers and nylon resin; injecting the melted composites into an instrument panel mold such that the carbon and glass fibers are each substantially concentrated within respective driver-side and passenger-side portions of the mold; and cooling the melted composites to form an instrument panel. The method may also include the step: forming a boundary region between the first and second melted composites in the mold such that the carbon and glass fibers in the mold are substantially mixed within the boundary region..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
Hybrid composite utilizing injection-expansion molding
A vehicular instrument panel including a substrate having a first plurality of chopped carbon fibers within a first nylon resin and an expanded reinforcement coupled to the substrate having a second plurality of chopped carbon fibers within a second nylon resin. The first plurality of chopped carbon fibers and the first plurality of glass fibers in the substrate are segregated such that the carbon fibers and the glass fibers are each substantially concentrated within respective driver-side and passenger-side portions of the substrate.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc
Carbon-fiber nonwoven cloth and gas diffusion electrode for polymer electrolyte fuel cell using same, polymer electrolyte fuel cell, manufacturing carbon-fiber nonwoven cloth, and composite sheet
Provided is a carbon-fiber nonwoven cloth with low resistance to gases or liquids passing through, and low resistance in the thickness direction to heat or electricity, which is particularly appropriate for a gas diffusion electrode of a polymer electrolyte fuel cell; the cloth having an air gap with a diameter of at least 20 μm, at least some of the carbon fibers being continuous from one surface to the other surface, and the apparent density being 0.2-1.0 g/cm3, or, having an air gap with a diameter of at least 20 μm and at least some of the carbon fibers being mutually interlaced, and further, at least some of the carbon fibers being oriented toward the thickness direction and the apparent density being 0.2-1.0 g/cm3.. .
Toray Industries, Inc.
Optimized actuators for ultra-thin mirrors
A method and apparatus for correcting error modes of a deformable mirror, including selecting or targeting one or more target error modes of a deformable mirror; and designing a pattern and/or shape of one or more electrodes, wherein the pattern and/or shape of the electrodes are designed to optimally correct the target error modes when the electrodes are disposed on the deformable mirror via an active material. Also disclosed is a deformable structure, including a composite shell including a plurality of plies each including carbon fibers embedded in a resin; a nanolaminate comprising individual nanolayers attached to a first side of the composite shell; an actuation structure attached to a second side of the composite shell; and a flexible electrode routing layer attached to the actuation structure..
California Institute Of Technology
Carbon fibers having improved strength and modulus and an associated preparing same
The invention is directed to carbon fibers having high tensile strength and modulus of elasticity. The invention also provides a method and apparatus for making the carbon fibers.
Pellet mixture, carbon fiber-reinforced polypropylene resin composition, molded body, and producing pellet mixture
A mixture of pellets of carbon fiber-reinforced polypropylene resins and a method for producing such a mixture are described, the mixture exhibiting excellent strength and forming a composition and a molded body, wherein the pellet mixture contains: pellets (x), each of which contains carbon fibers (c) and a polypropylene resin (a) that is not substantially modified with an acid; and pellets (y), each of which contains an acid-modified polypropylene resin (b).. .
Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd.
Chopped carbon fiber bundles and producing chopped carbon fiber bundles
Provided are: chopped carbon fiber bundles which have high fluidity without decreasing the dispersibility of carbon fibers and the physical properties of a molded product; and a method for producing chopped carbon fiber bundles with high productivity. Chopped carbon fiber bundles, each of which contain a carbon fiber bundle having a total fineness of from 25,000 dtex to 45,000 dtex (inclusive) and a sizing agent in an amount of from 1% by mass to 5% by mass (inclusive) relative to the total mass of the chopped carbon fiber bundle.
Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd.
Carbon reamer handle
A reamer for use in minimally invasive hip replacement surgical approaches is provided. The reamer spindle includes an offset elongate housing portion that extends from a proximal housing end portion a distal housing end portion.
Portable type radiation image capturing apparatus
A portable type radiation image capturing apparatus may include a sensor panel which converts irradiated radiation to an electric signal and which obtains image data; and a case which stores the sensor panel and which is formed from material including carbon fiber. A foam body layer may be embedded in the case.
Konica Minolta, Inc.
Lightning strike protection for composite components
Systems and methods for lightning strike materials are disclosed. The material may include a carbon fiber tow.
Embedded section heater for bonding composite structures, and associated apparatuses and methods
Apparatuses and associated methods for bonding composite structures are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a method for repairing the composite structures can include disposing an inner temperature sensor array proximate to an embedded heater, and an outer temperature sensor array away from the embedded heater.
University Of Washington Through Its Center For Commercialization
Carbon fiber composite level and manufacturing same
A composite level and a method to manufacture the composite level are provided. A composite level can have three layers of material.
Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.
Material suitable for the manufacture of valve shutters for the cylinders of the reciprocating compressors, and valves thus obtained
Material suitable for the manufacture of valve shutters for the cylinders of the reciprocating compressors comprising a thermoplastic matrix consisting of polyether ether ketone (peek) or polyether imide (pei) or mixtures thereof filled with glass and/or carbon fibers, characterized by comprising, in percentages by weight at least one of the following inorganic nano-particles, or a mixture thereof: 4-30% of wollastonite, 4-30% of metal oxide, 4-30% of carbon nano-fibers, 4-30% of sepiolite, 4-30% of mixtures of silica and alumina, 4-30% of fluoro-mica for a total quantity of 4-30% of nano-particles.. .
Dott. Ing. Mario Cozzani S.r.l.
Method for production of carbon fiber bundle
The purpose of the present invention is to provide a method whereby deposits which have occurred on the surfaces of a fiber bundle during flameproofing treatment of a carbon fiber-precursor acrylic fiber bundle can be efficiently removed prior to carbonization treatment at high temperature. The method for production of carbon fiber bundle includes a step in which, after a carbon fiber-precursor acrylic fiber bundle has been heated and undergone flameproofing treatment, the fiber bundle is subjected to a plasma treatment involving contact with a plasma gas in gas phase, or to an ultraviolet treatment involving irradiation with ultraviolet in gas phase; and a step in which the fiber bundle having undergone the plasma treatment or the ultraviolet treatment is subjected to a carbonization treatment..
Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd.
Metal/cfrp composite structure, and its manufacturing method and apparatus
Provided are a metal/cfrp composite structure which has lightweight and high strength by combining hot-pressed metal material(s) and carbon fiber reinforced plastic (cfrp) material(s), and its manufacturing method and apparatus. A metal blank material is heated to a temperature at which quenching is possible to obtain a first intermediate product quenched by hot-pressing.
Aisin Takaoka Co., Ltd.
Carbon fiber composite material boom, production method thereof and truck-mounted concrete pump comprising the carbon fiber composite material boom
The present invention discloses a carbon fiber composite material boom, a production method thereof, and a truck-mounted concrete pump comprising the carbon fiber composite material boom. The production method of the carbon fiber composite material boom comprises: a flexible airbag is inflated to form an airbag in a first state and a carbon fiber prepreg is laid on the outer surface of the airbag in the first state to obtain a first transitional component; the first transitional component is put into a box-shaped mold and the airbag in the first state is inflated; the carbon fiber prepreg is compressed and shaped to obtain a second transitional component; the second transitional component is heated up and solidified, and cooled and de-molded after being solidified to obtain the carbon fiber boom..
Zoomlion Heavy Industry Industry Science And Technolgy Co.,ltd.
Composite fiber materials and methods of processing
Provided herein are composite fiber materials, for example materials that include reused or recycled carbon fibers. In addition, methods of processing composite fibers, and methods of making composite fiber-containing materials are provided herein..
Empire Technology Development Llc
Method of producing an implanatable spinal screw and corresponding spinal fixation system
A spinal implantable device may be produced from a composite material comprising a matrix including peek. The peek matrix may be reinforced with carbon fibers that amount to at least 60% of the composite material.
Carbofix In Orthopedics Llc
Method for sealing electric motors for the application of lubrication by mist
A sealing arrangement for an electric motor having a drive shaft passing through a back cover and through a housing chamber holding bearings that surround the drive shaft, the sealing arrangment including a bushing disposed within the back cover and surrounding the drive shaft for preventing leakage of lubricant and supporting the drive shaft, the bushing made from a composite material that includes carbon fibers suspended in a ptfe matrix.. .
Composite automotive connecting rod and manufacture
Methods for connecting rods for automotive vehicles are provided. In particular, the disclosed methods produce connecting rods composed of composite material which includes organic polymeric plastic and carbon fiber.
Spar cap assembly for a wind turbine rotor blade
A spar cap assembly is for a wind turbine rotor blade. The spar cap assembly has a spar cap reinforced with carbon fibers, comprising a lightning conductor, which is arranged so as to run along the spar cap, and at least one potential-equalizing element, which establishes an electrical connection between the spar cap and the lightning conductor.
A stampable sheet includes discontinuous carbon fibers and a thermoplastic resin as a matrix resin, wherein viscosity η of the stampable sheet in a state where the matrix resin in the stampable sheet is molten is η0≦η<η0 exp(0.20vf)(pa·s), and ratio z of refined carbon fiber bundles (a) in which mn/(ln×d) is less than 8.5×10−1 (mg/mm2) to the total weight of carbon fibers in the stampable sheet is 10≦z<70 (wt %). The configuration makes it possible to provide a stampable sheet provided with a controlled range of conditions, and to achieve both high flowability during molding and high mechanical properties after molding..
Random mat, shaped product of fiber reinforced composite material, and carbon fiber mat
Wherein d is an average fiber diameter (μm) of carbon fibers.. .
Method for the preparation of carbon fiber from polyolefin fiber precursor, and carbon fibers made thereby
Methods for the preparation of carbon fiber from polyolefin fiber precursor, wherein the polyolefin fiber precursor is partially sulfonated and then carbonized to produce carbon fiber. Methods for producing hollow carbon fibers, wherein the hollow core is circular- or complex-shaped, are also described.
Method for manufacturing a carbon fibre, precursor material used by the method and carbon fibre obtained
A method for manufacturing a continuous carbon fiber from a precursor material. According to this method, a precursor material including a continuous natural fiber and carbon nanofillers is used, said natural fiber being obtained from at least one plant constituent such as a cellulose.
Sliding seal member
[solving means] there is provided a sliding seal member having a sliding surface which is slidable with other sliding member so as to seal a fluid by the sliding surface, comprising carbon fibers which are oriented substantially parallel to the sliding surface in a longitudinal direction of the carbon fibers and silicon carbide existing between the carbon fibers.. .
Fiber-reinforced thermoplactic-resin molded article, fiber-reinforced thermoplastic-resin molding material, and manufacturing fiber-reinforced thermoplastic-resin molding material
A fiber reinforced thermoplastic resin molded article includes 5 to 40 parts by weight of carbon fibers (a), 1 to 40 parts by weight of organic fibers (b), and 20 to 94 parts by weight of a thermoplastic resin (c) based on 100 parts by weight of the total amount of the carbon fibers (a), the organic fibers (b), and the thermoplastic resin (c), wherein the carbon fibers (a) have an average fiber length (la) of 0.3 to 1.5 mm, and an average straight-line distance between two edges of a single fiber (da), and the organic fibers (b) have an average fiber length (lb) of 1.5 to 4 mm.. .
A paddle assembly includes a tubular shaft that is configured to be coupled to a blade of the paddle assembly. The shaft has a shaft length, a first flexural rigidity at a first location along the shaft length and a second flexural rigidity at a second location along the shaft length.
Bicycle assembly with bottom bracket area
A bicycle assembly can include a main frame having a bottom bracket area to receive a bottom bracket. The bottom bracket area can be made of carbon fiber with one or more embedded seat blanks to serve as bearing surfaces within the bottom bracket area.
Process for joining carbon fiber composite materials using self-piercing rivets
A joint and related method. The joint includes bottom and top layers contacted to form first and second contacting portions.
Snow deflector for skis
A snow deflector for skis comprises a structure elongated along the ski, mounted on the top surface of the ski and convex at the top. An implementation with an a-shaped cross-section includes installing a cable between the boot and the ski tip, wrapping fabric over the cable and attaching the fabric to the edges of the ski.