Advances in Materials

Volume 4, Issue 5, October 2015

  • Effect of Microwave and Conventional Autoclave Post-Curing on the Mechanical and Micro-structural Properties of Particulate Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composites

    Adeodu Adefemi, Anyaeche Christopher, Oluwole Oluleke, Alo Oluwaseun

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 5, October 2015
    Pages: 85-94
    Received: Aug. 13, 2015
    Accepted: Sep. 17, 2015
    Published: Oct. 10, 2015
    Abstract: The application of polymer matrix composites has found valuable in many engineering fields like electrical, marine, aerospace, electronics and microelectronics. Thus, a new technique like microwave through electromagnetic energy was explored for processing of polymer matrix composite. The roles of microwave in the post curing of polymer matrix comp... Show More