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Title: Creep behaviour of braided cordages made of high performance fibres for aerospace applications
Authors: Pal, S K
Thakare, Vikas B
Singh, Gaurav
Keywords: Braided cordage
Heat setting
Issue Date: Mar-2007
Publisher: CSIR
Series/Report no.: Int. Cl.8 D01D5/00
Abstract: The creep behaviour of braided cordages made of different high performance fibres, such as ultra high molecular weight extended chain polyethylene (Spectra® and Dyneema®), liquid crystalline polymer (Vectran®) and high tenacity nylon has been studied and then compared both during loading and relaxation phases. Nylon and Vectran® appear to have superior creep behaviour to that of Dyneema® and Spectra®. The heat setting has been found to improve the creep behaviour of nylon cordages.
Description: 13-20
ISSN: 0971-0426
Appears in Collections:IJFTR Vol.32(1) [March 2007]

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