Multi-component nanocomposites of epoxy/silsesquioxane reinforced with carbon fibers and carbon nanotubes processed by resin transfer molding

Published on Mar 23, 2020
· DOI :10.1080/25740881.2019.1669649
Marcelo Alexandre de Farias8
Estimated H-index: 8
,
Sandro Campos Amico36
Estimated H-index: 36
(UFRGS: Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul)
+ 1 AuthorsSérgio Henrique Pezzin19
Estimated H-index: 19
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Abstract
ABSTRACTIn this work, an epoxy resin modified by silsesquioxane oligomers was used to produce multi-component nanocomposites reinforced with carbon fiber (CF) and multi-walled carbon nanotubes (CNT...
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