Load-specific fiber reinforcements for aerospace applications made of inorganic fibers
- Aeronautics and Aerospace Open Access Journal
Marielies Becker,1 Frank Ficker,1,2 Daniela Schön1
To reinforce high temperature materials, used in aerospace applications, ceramic fibers are the right material for a number of applications. To save weight, without losing performance, load-related fiber preforms with a near-net shape are suitable enhancement components. To produce this kind of customized preform, the brittle fiber material needs to be processed in a demanding textile process, which entails the risk of fiber damage. The article shows the influencing factors on fiber damage in a textile production process using inorganic brittle fiber materials through the example of weaving technology. The correlation between deflection angle, tensile stress and the choice of a suitable pattern is discussed with the aid of examples.
ceramic fibers, reinforcement structures, composite materials, near-net shape, textile, load-specific