Skip navigation
Skip navigation

A laser tape placement process for selective reinforcement of steel with CF/PA6 composites: Effects of surface preparation and laser angle

Stokes-Griffin, Christopher; Ehard, S; Kollmannsberger, A; Compston, Paul; Drechsler, K

Description

This paper investigates the manufacture of selectively reinforced hybrid metal/composite laminates in a laser tape placement process. Unidirectionally reinforced carbon fibre/PA 6 composite tapes were applied to 2.0mm mild steel substrates. The effects of applying various surface treatments to the steel substrates were investigated including grit blasting and/or the addition of 60μm and 100μm PA 6 film coatings. The effect of the laser angle was also studied. The substrate surface was...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/231088
Source: Materials and Design
DOI: 10.1016/j.matdes.2016.12.013

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Stokes-Griffin_A_laser_tape_placement_process_2017.pdf1.79 MBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator