ID 1607


Impact Properties of Low Cost Ceramic Moulding Compounds



G Ren, P J Hogg and D H Woolstencroft*

Department of Materials, Queen Mary, University of London,

Mile End Road, London E1 4NS

*Matrice Materials Systems, Poulton, Lancs, UK


Keywords: ceramic moulding composites, impact energy absorption, fire /thermal resistance, interfacial shear strength,

 fibre / matrix interface, fibre debonding, sliding, pullout, failure mechanism