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History[ edit ] InJoseph Swan produced carbon fibers for the first time, for use in light bulbs. In the early s, a process was developed by Dr. In Richard Millington of H. These carbon fibers had sufficient strength modulus of elasticity and tensile strength to be used as a reinforcement for composites having high strength to weight properties and for high temperature resistant applications.
The high potential strength of carbon fiber was realized in in a process developed by W.
Rolls-Roycewho were already making carbon fiber; Morganite; and Courtaulds. Within a few years, after successful use in of a Hyfil carbon-fiber fan assembly in the Rolls-Royce Conway jet engines of the Vickers VC10 Rolls-Royce took advantage of the new material's properties to break into the American market with its RB aero-engine with carbon-fiber compressor blades.
Unfortunately, the blades proved vulnerable to damage from bird impact. This problem and others caused Rolls-Royce such setbacks that the company was nationalized in The carbon-fiber production plant was sold off to form Bristol Composites.
In the late s, the Japanese took the lead in manufacturing PAN-based carbon fibers. Morganite decided that carbon-fiber production was peripheral to its core business, leaving Courtaulds as the only big UK manufacturer.
Courtelle's water-based inorganic process made the product susceptible to impurities that did not affect the organic process used by other carbon-fiber manufacturers, leading Courtaulds ceasing carbon-fiber production in During the s, experimental work to find alternative raw materials led to the introduction of carbon fibers made from a petroleum pitch derived from oil processing.
Also, during this period, the Japanese Government heavily supported carbon fiber development at home and several Japanese companies such as Toray, Nippon Carbon, Toho Rayon and Mitsubishi started their own development and production.
Since the late s, further types of carbon fiber yarn entered the global market, offering higher tensile strength and higher elastic modulus.
Carbon fibers from Toray, Celanese and Akzo found their way to aerospace application from secondary to primary parts first in military and later in civil aircraft as in McDonnell Douglas, Boeing and Airbus planes.
The tow is a bundle of thousands of continuous individual carbon filaments held together and protected by an organic coating, or size, such as polyethylene oxide PEO or polyvinyl alcohol PVA.
The tow can be conveniently unwound from the reel for use. Each carbon filament in the tow is a continuous cylinder with a diameter of 5—10 micrometers and consists almost exclusively of carbon. The earliest generation e.
IM6 or IM have diameters that are approximately 5 micrometers. Graphite is a crystalline material in which the sheets are stacked parallel to one another in regular fashion.
The intermolecular forces between the sheets are relatively weak Van der Waals forcesgiving graphite its soft and brittle characteristics. Depending upon the precursor to make the fiber, carbon fiber may be turbostratic or graphitic, or have a hybrid structure with both graphitic and turbostratic parts present.
In turbostratic carbon fiber the sheets of carbon atoms are haphazardly folded, or crumpled, together.
Turbostratic carbon fibers tend to have high tensile strengthwhereas heat-treated mesophase-pitch-derived carbon fibers have high Young's modulus i. In a comparison between steel and carbon fiber materials for automotive materialscarbon fiber cost may be x more expensive.
However, this cost premium has gone down over the past decade from estimates of 35x more expensive than steel in the early s. Non-polymer materials can also be used as the matrix for carbon fibers.
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