All About Composites

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All About Composites

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  • 1. 
    A composite is a material system made of ___ or more material components:
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      2

    • E. 

      7

  • 2. 
    A glass fiber composite is made up of glass fibers and:
    • A. 

      Insulation

    • B. 

      Kevlar

    • C. 

      Plastic Resin

    • D. 

      Super glue

    • E. 

      Oxygen

  • 3. 
    In composites, the higher the amount of ______ content the greater the strength:
    • A. 

      Reinforcement

    • B. 

      Glass

    • C. 

      Hydrogen

    • D. 

      Kevlar

    • E. 

      Plastic

  • 4. 
    When glass fibers are combined with other fibers, this is called a:
    • A. 

      Combination

    • B. 

      Hybrid

    • C. 

      Alloy

    • D. 

      Binder

    • E. 

      Spiral resin

  • 5. 
    Polymers fall into two groups, one of them is:
    • A. 

      Hydro plastics

    • B. 

      Poly plastics

    • C. 

      Thermoplastics

    • D. 

      Poly plastics

    • E. 

      Poly resin

  • 6. 
    Which of these is not an example of a thermoset resin?
    • A. 

      Kevlar

    • B. 

      Unsaturated polyester

    • C. 

      Urethane

    • D. 

      Epoxy

    • E. 

      Glue

  • 7. 
    Thermoplastic is comparable to ______ because it flows when heated:
    • A. 

      Oil

    • B. 

      Butter

    • C. 

      Lard

    • D. 

      Wax

    • E. 

      Water

  • 8. 
    A molding or _____process gives shape to a finished product:
    • A. 

      Drying

    • B. 

      Fabrication

    • C. 

      Heating

    • D. 

      Pressurization

    • E. 

      Batheing

  • 9. 
    Fillers and additives to composites add:
    • A. 

      Performance parameters

    • B. 

      Weight

    • C. 

      Volume

    • D. 

      Stress

    • E. 

      Color

  • 10. 
    What does thixotropic mean:
    • A. 

      Freezing

    • B. 

      Becoming a gel at rest

    • C. 

      Becoming a gel in motion

    • D. 

      Melting

    • E. 

      Smoking

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