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Composite 4503/V376 Plain Weave Prepreg (Fv=59 to 65%)
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Park Electrochemical Corporation - Quartz/Cyanate Ester
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General Information
Product Description
4503/V-376 plain weave prepreg is a quartz/cyanate ester composite. Design uses include radomes, antenna, reflectors, and signature control due to the resins electrical properties.
General  
Generic Name 
  • Quartz/Cyanate Ester
Fiber 
  • 4503
Matrix 
  • V376
  • Park Electrochemical Corporation
  • 59 to 65 %
  • Plain Weave Prepreg 1
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • North America
Cure Cycle 
  • Increase from room temperature to 350±10°F at a rate of 1-6°F/min, hold for 120-240 minutes, cool to 150°F at 3-10°F/min prior to releasing autoclave pressure. Post cure at 415°F for 2–4 hours.
Cured Thickness 
  • 0.0100 in
Manufacturing Method 
  • Compression Molding
Data Source 
  •  2
Technical Properties 3
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
    ASTM D638
E11 - Longitudinal, 75.0°F
msi
 
E11 - Longitudinal, 300°F 4
msi
 
    ASTM D638
+S11 - Longitudinal, 75.0°F
ksi
 
+S11 - Longitudinal, 300°F 4
ksi
 
    ASTM D695
E11 - Longitudinal, 75.0°F
msi
 
E11 - Longitudinal, 300°F
msi
 
E11 - Longitudinal, 300°F 4
msi
 
    ASTM D695
-S11 - Longitudinal, 75.0°F
ksi
 
-S11 - Longitudinal, 300°F
ksi
 
-S11 - Longitudinal, 300°F 4
ksi
 
Flexural Modulus (Longitudinal, 75.0°F)
msi
ASTM D790
Flexural Strength (Longitudinal, 75.0°F)
ksi
ASTM D790
ksi
ASTM D2344
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
    DMA
-- 5
°F
 
-- 6
°F
 
Additional Information
The resin content of 35-41% was used to calculate the fiber volume fraction.
Notes
1Manufacturer has specified woven/fabric; this is assumed to be a plain weave.
2
3Properties are not to be construed as design specifications.
4Test data collected with material in a wet condition.
5Without post cure.
6With post cure.
 
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Information for this material was last updated: 1/7/2009

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