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Application of Fiber-Reinforced Epoxy Materials in Helicopter Rotor Blade Development
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published February 01, 1968 by SAE International in United States
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Advantages of filament-reinforced epoxy structures are discussed in comparison with metal structures commonly used for helicopter rotor blades, while test data on various fiber-reinforced epoxy materials are compared. Development test results demonstrating structural adequacy of reinforced-epoxy full size rotor blade segments are presented as well as quality assurance techniques. Economic considerations on cost of materials versus component performance improvement are discussed in a cost effectiveness summary.
CitationHoffstedt, D., "Application of Fiber-Reinforced Epoxy Materials in Helicopter Rotor Blade Development," SAE Technical Paper 680315, 1968, https://doi.org/10.4271/680315.
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