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41st Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference and Exhibit
Two composite sandwich panels were fabricated using vacuum assisted resin transfer molding (VARTM). One panel was fabricated with face-sheets of woven E-glass/vinyl-ester, the other with woven carbon/vinyl-ester face-sheets. Both panels had closed cell PVC cores with a density of 130 g/cm 3 . Threepoint and four-point bend specimens were machined from the panels and tested to evaluate the quality of the sandwich panels. The load-deflection response of the sandwich beams was in close agreementdoi:10.2514/6.2000-1493 fatcat:u7b52jhdrvbircheejdz2kijpm