This volume emphasizes the relationships among resin chemistry, rheology and properties for various composites manufacturing technologies. It helps engineers and scientists to select the best processing and fabrication technology that will fulfill the requirements of the composites application.
1. Historical Background 2. Reinforcements 3. Resin Systems 4. Molding Processes — An Overview 5. Open Mold Laminations — Contact Molding 6. Compression and Transfer Molding of Reinforced Thermoset Resins 7. SMC and BMC Press Molding Technology 8. Injection Molding 9. Injection Molding Fiber Reinforced (F.R.) Thermosets and BMC 10. Reinforced Reaction Injection Molding 11. Filament Winding 12. Pultrusion 13. Rheology of Fiber Filled Polymers