Kevlar is a polyaramid fibre produced by Du Pont. Of interest in the marine industry is Kevlar 49 which is suitable for use as a reinforcement. Use of Kevlar 49 with isophthalic polyester resin and vinyl ester resin is described and the mechanical properties tabulated. Kevlar 49 is compared with fibreglass reinforcement.

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    Royal Institution of Naval Architects

    10 Upper Belgrave Street
    ,   United States 
  • Publication Date: 1980

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  • Pagination: p. 234
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  • Accession Number: 00331990
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Ship Research Institute of Norway
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Tech Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 12 1981 12:00AM