Effect Of Teos Electrospun Nanofiber Modified Resin On Interlaminar Shear Strength Of Glass Fiber/Epoxy Composite

Dattaji K. Shinde, Ajit D. Kelkar
2014 Zenodo  
Interlaminar shear strength (ILSS) of fiber reinforced polymer composite is an important property for most of the structural applications. Matrix modification is an effective method used to improve the interlaminar shear strength of composite. In this paper, EPON 862/w epoxy system was modified using Tetraethyl orthosilicate (TEOS) electrospun nanofibers (ENFs) which were produced using electrospinning method. Unmodified and nanofibers modified resins were used to fabricate glass fiber
more » ... lass fiber reinforced polymer composite (GFRP) using H-VARTM method. The ILSS of the Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymeric Composites (GFRP) was investigated. The study shows that introduction of TEOS ENFs in the epoxy resin enhanced the ILSS of GFRPby 15% with 0.6% wt. fraction of TEOS ENFs.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1336926 fatcat:vbdcwrqysffb5jze7aghlrazzu