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The effect of temperature and strain rate on the mechanical properties of highly oriented polypropylene tapes and all-polypropylene composites
Abstract The creation of highly oriented, co-extruded polypropylene (PP) tapes allows the production of recyclable “all-polypropylene” (all-PP) composites, with a large temperature processing windowExpand
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Design and manufacture of all-PP sandwich panels based on co-extruded polypropylene tapes
This paper describes the creation of polypropylene sandwich panels, based on all-polypropylene (all-PP) composite laminates combined with a polypropylene based honeycomb or foam core. These all-PPExpand
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The mechanical properties of woven tape all-polypropylene composites
The creation of highly oriented, co-extruded polypropylene (PP) tapes allows the production of recyclable "all-polypropylene" (all-PP) composites, with a large temperature processing window (>30 °C)Expand
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The water absorption behaviour of all-polypropylene composites and its effect on mechanical properties
Abstract Woven fabric based self-reinforced polypropylene (SRPP) or all-polypropylene (all-PP) composite laminates based on co-extruded tapes were analysed for water uptake and the effect that thisExpand
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The effect of temperature and strain rate on the impact performance of recyclable all-polypropylene composites
Abstract Highly oriented polypropylene (PP) tapes, with high tensile strength and stiffness achieved by molecular orientation during solid state drawing, are consolidated to create fully recyclable,Expand
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Interfacial properties of highly oriented coextruded polypropylene tapes for the creation of recyclable all‐polypropylene composites
The creation of highly oriented, coextruded polypropylene (PP) tapes allows the production of novel, wholly thermoplastic, recyclable ''all-polypropylene'' (all-PP) composites, which possess both aExpand
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Low velocity impact performance of recyclable all-polypropylene composites
Abstract Highly oriented polypropylene (PP) tapes, with high tensile strength and stiffness achieved by molecular orientation during solid state drawing are consolidated to create high performanceExpand
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The mechanical properties of unidirectional all-polypropylene composites
The creation of highly oriented, co-extruded polypropylene (PP) tapes allows the production of recyclable ‘all-polypropylene’ composites, with a large temperature processing window (>30 °C) and aExpand
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Technology and Development of Self-Reinforced Polymer Composites
In recent years there has been an increasing amount of interest, both commercially and scientifically, in the emerging field of “self-reinforced polymer composites”. These materials, which areExpand
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