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Compaction behavior of out-of-autoclave prepreg materials

Serrano, Léonard and Olivier, Philippe and Cinquin, Jacques Compaction behavior of out-of-autoclave prepreg materials. (2017) In: ESAFORM 2017 (20th International Conference on Forming), 26 April 2017 - 28 April 2017 (Dublin, Ireland).

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.5007996


The main challenges with composite parts manufacturing are related to the curing means, mainly autoclaves, the length of their cycles and their operating costs. In order to decrease this dependency, out of autoclave materials have been considered as a solution for high production rate parts such as spars, flaps, etc… However, most out-of-autoclave process do not possess the same maturity as their counterpart, especially concerning part quality1. Some pre-cure processes such as compaction and ply lay-up are usually less of a concern for autoclave manufacturing: the pressure applied during the cycle participates to reduce the potential defects (porosity caused by a poor quality lay-up, bad compaction, entrapped air or humidity…). For out-of-autoclave parts, those are crucial steps which may have many consequences on the final quality of the laminate2. In order to avoid this quality loss, those steps must be well understood.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information:Thanks to AIP conference proceeding. The original document is available on AIP : http://aip.scitation.org/doi/abs/10.1063/1.5007996
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Audience (conference):International conference proceedings
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Institution:Other partners > Airbus (FRANCE)
French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Ecole nationale supérieure des Mines d'Albi-Carmaux - IMT Mines Albi (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Toulouse - INSA (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace - ISAE-SUPAERO (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier - UT3 (FRANCE)
Other partners > IRT Saint Exupéry - Institut de Recherche Technologique (FRANCE)
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