Tensile behaviour of rayon cords in different conditions

Tensile behaviour of rayon cords in different conditions

Lucas Pires da Costa, Giorgio Novati, Paola Caracino, Claudia Comi, Simone Agresti

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Abstract. Different polymeric fibrous materials, such as polyester, nylon, aramid and rayon, can be employed as reinforcement in tyres or in other rubber composites. The present contribution focuses on the experimental characterization of rayon yarns and cords and makes some steps towards developing a constitutive model for cords, to be later integrated into a finite element procedure for the analysis of fibre-reinforced composites. Uniaxial tensile tests under monotonic and cyclic loading together with creep tests have been performed on rayon specimens in different conditions. A simple, preliminary viscoelastic-viscoplastic model is proposed which can describe the main experimental findings for untwisted yarns.

Rayon Twisted Yarns, Tensile Tests, Elasto-Viscoplastic Behaviour

Published online 3/17/2022, 6 pages
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Citation: Lucas Pires da Costa, Giorgio Novati, Paola Caracino, Claudia Comi, Simone Agresti, Tensile behaviour of rayon cords in different conditions, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 26, pp 133-138, 2023

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21741/9781644902431-22

The article was published as article 22 of the book Theoretical and Applied Mechanics

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