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Carbon Fibre Tenax HTA Multi Filament Tow

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Description

Continuous multi-filament TOW.


The most common form of carbon fibre is the high strength, high stiffness form commonly used in composites. These are made by a complicated process from textile pre-cursor yarns made from either Polyacrylonitrile (PAN) or pitch that results in a predominantly graphitic structure highly oriented in the direction of the fibre axis. This high orientation gives them their remarkable properties which include a small negative coefficient of thermal expansion in the axial direction as well as remarkably high specific strength and stiffness.

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Properties

General

Density

ρ

1.76 g/cm³ at 23 °C

Fiber type

PAN carbon fiber

Linear density

ρlinear

4.00E+7 g/cm at 23 °C

Number of filaments

Nfil

6000 [-] at 23 °C

Sizing

S

1.3 % at 23 °C

Tex number

TEX

400 [-] at 23 °C

Dimension

Diameter

d

6.999999999999999E-3 mm

filament diameter

Width

w

2.13 mm

Mechanical

Elastic modulus

E

238 GPa at 23 °C

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Elongation

A

1.7 % at 23 °C

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Poisson's ratio

ν

0.29 [-] at 23 °C

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Tensile strength

Rm

3950 MPa at 23 °C

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Thermal

Coefficient of thermal expansion

α

-1E-7 1/K at 23 °C

Specific heat capacity

cp

710 J/(kg·K) at 23 °C

Thermal conductivity

λ

17 W/(m·K) at 23 °C

Electrical

Electrical resistivity

ρel

1.6E-5 Ω·m at 23 °C

Technological properties

Processing history

Epoxy sized 1.2%

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