Carbon / Epoxy Composite Materials - Properties - Supplier Data by Goodfellow

Key Properties

Provided below are properties for carbon /epoxy composite sheet, carbon /epoxy composite tube and carbon /epoxy composite rod.

Table 1. Key properties

Properties Carbon/Epoxy Composite Sheet
Property   Value
Coefficient of thermal expansion - Longitudinal x10-6 K-1 2.1
Coefficient of thermal expansion - Transverse x10-6 K-1 2.1
Compressive Strength - Longitudinal MPa 570
Compressive Strength - Transverse MPa 570
Density g.cm-3 1.6
Shear modulus - in-plane GPa 5
Shear strength - in-plane MPa 90
Tensile strength - Longitudinal MPa 600
Tensile strength - Transverse MPa 600
Ultimate Compressive Strain - Longitudinal % 0.8
Ultimate Compressive Strain - Transverse % 0.8
Ultimate Shear Strain - in-plane % 1.8
Ultimate Tensile Strain - Longitudinal % 0.85
Ultimate Tensile Strain - Transverse % 0.85
Volume fraction of fibres % 50
Young's Modulus - Longitudinal GPa 70
Young's Modulus - Transverse GPa 70
Properties Carbon/Epoxy Composite Tube
Property   Value
Material   High Precision Tubes
Thermal Expansion Coefficient - Longitudinal x10-6 K-1 0.1
Volume fraction of fibres % 55 - 60
Young's Modulus - Longitudinal GPa 110 - 120
Properties Carbon/Epoxy Composite Rod
Property   Value
Compressive Strength - Longitudinal MPa 800 - 1300
Compressive Strength - Transverse MPa 50 - 250
Density g.cm-3 1.6
Flexural modulus - Longitudinal GPa 125
Flexural strength - Longitudinal MPa 1200
Tensile strength - Longitudinal MPa 1100 - 1900
Tensile strength - Transverse MPa 50
Thermal Expansion Coefficient - Longitudinal x10-6 K-1 -0.3 to -0.7
Thermal Expansion Coefficient - Transverse x10-6 K-1 28
Ultimate Compressive Strain - Longitudinal % 0.8
Ultimate Compressive Strain - Transverse % 2.5
Ultimate Tensile Strain - Longitudinal % 1.1
Ultimate Tensile Strain - Transverse % 0.5
Volume fraction of fibres % 55 - 60
Young's Modulus - Longitudinal GPa 120 - 140
Young's Modulus - Transverse GPa 10

 

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Comments

  1. Karthik Reddy Mandadi Karthik Reddy Mandadi United States says:

    can you tell me for volume fraction around 75 what are the properties

  2. abbas abbas United States says:

    Dears;
    I need information about mechanical and thermal properties about Carbon fiber/ Resine Epoxy Composite with weighting 50%.
    who can help me?

  3. Viketh Yandigeri Viketh Yandigeri India says:

    what is thickness of carbon epoxy sheet mentioned above

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