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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Solid Freeform Fabrication Method: Epoxidized Soybean Oil Based Composites

Authors
item Erhan, Sevim
item Liu, Zengshe

Submitted to: American Association of Cereal Chemists Meetings
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: February 15, 2004
Publication Date: September 19, 2004
Citation: Erhan, S.Z., Liu, Z. 2004. Solid freeform fabrication method: epoxidized soybean oil based composites. American Association of Cereal Chemists Meetings.

Technical Abstract: Soybean oil/epoxy based composites are prepared by an extrusion freeform fabrication method. These composites are reinforced with a combination of organically modified clay and fibers. Glass, carbon and mineral fibers are also used in the formulations. The effects of curing agents, curing temperature, oil/resin ratio, clay loading and fiber loading on mechanical properties of composites are studied and reported.

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