Carbon Fibre / Carbon Matrix Composite - Supplier Data by Goodfellow

Background

The carbon composite is made from high performance cloth densified by chemival vapour deposition (CVD) techniques.

Key Properties

Mechanical and electrical properties are supplied for a carbon – carbon composite consisting of carbon fibres in a carbon matrix.

 

Table 1. Key properties

Property   Value
Coefficient of thermal expansion (20-1000 °C)-para. x10-6 K-1 1.5
Coefficient of thermal expansion (20-1000 °C)-perp. x10-6 K-1 6
Compressive Strength - parallel to plane MPa 120 - 200
Compressive Strength - perp. to plane MPa 60 - 150
Density g.cm-3 1.3 - 1.8
Flexural modulus - parallel to plane GPa 10 - 20
Flexural strength - parallel to plane MPa 80 - 200
Shear strength - in-plane MPa 20 - 30
Tensile modulus - parallel to plane GPa 20 - 30
Tensile strength - Longitudinal MPa 40 - 70
Tensile strength - Transverse MPa <10
Thermal Conductivity - parallel to plane W.m-1.K-1 250 - 300
Thermal Conductivity - perp. to plane W.m-1.K-1 50 - 100
Electrical Resistivity µohm.com 3000

 

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