Enhancing interfacial bonding strength in fiber metal laminates through metal surface treatments

Enhancing interfacial bonding strength in fiber metal laminates through metal surface treatments

LIU Zheng, SIMONETTO Enrico, UMBRELLO Domenico, ROTELLA Giovanna

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Abstract In recent decades, the aircraft industry has experienced a growing need for high-performance, lightweight structures, leading to a significant focus on developing fiber-metal laminates (FMLs). These composites possess various benefits in terms of stiffness, yield stress, fatigue, and high-velocity impact properties due to their hybrid composition. However, certain challenges related to the fabrication, surface treatment, and mechanical properties of these structures require further attention. This paper reviews FML manufacturing with a focus on enhancing the interfacial bonding strength between metal and fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) sheets by conducting different kinds of surface treatment on metal layers to further enhance the FML mechanical properties.

Fiber Metal Laminates, Metal Surface Treatment, Interfacial Bonding Strength

Published online 4/24/2024, 8 pages
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Citation: LIU Zheng, SIMONETTO Enrico, UMBRELLO Domenico, ROTELLA Giovanna, Enhancing interfacial bonding strength in fiber metal laminates through metal surface treatments, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 41, pp 2057-2064, 2024

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21741/9781644903131-227

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