Evaluation of Dimple Treatment for GFRP/Metal Co-Cured Joint

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Since composite materials have high specific strength and stiffness, they are used for many fields such as aerospace and marine structures. According to such utilities, joining method between composites and metals must be developed. In this study, dimple treatment is carried out as a new reinforcing method for FRP/metal co-cured joint. Dimple treatment is applied to the adhesive surface of metal so that resin of FRP permeates into dimples and the strength of joints increases. It is revealed that dimple treatment achieves as high bonding strength as chemical surface treatment.

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Periodical:

Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 326-328)

Edited by:

Soon-Bok Lee and Yun-Jae Kim

Pages:

1729-1732

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.326-328.1729

Citation:

R. Matsuzaki et al., "Evaluation of Dimple Treatment for GFRP/Metal Co-Cured Joint", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 326-328, pp. 1729-1732, 2006

Online since:

December 2006

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