• Role of alumina in flexure of glass/epoxy composites

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      Alumina; filler; flexure; glass-fabric/epoxy composites; fractography

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      The influence of particulate additions of alumina on the flexural properties of glass-fabric/epoxy composites was studied. The additions improved translaminar flexural strength, while decreasing interlaminar strength. The translaminar bending modulus showed an increasing trend whereas its interlaminar value showed a decrease, up to additions of 3 vol%. The mechanisms of deformation and the fracture features have been discussed with the aid of scanning electron microscopy.

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      K Padmanabhan1 Kishore1

      1. Department of Metallurgy, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - 560 012, India
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