When we consider aircraft composite material evaluation, the material types and damages classification is critical to an accurate assessment and continued airworthiness.Read more
You can see on the example that we have many distinct types of damage shows including
Type A = Delamination
Type B = Disbond
Type C = Core Damage
Type D = Delamination/disbonding impact damage
So, what’s Monolithic structure and Honeycomb Sandwich?
Monolithic structure is made from multiple layers of tight fibre’s which are then linked with a matrix (a resin of some kind) moulded to a specific shape or contour. A honeycomb structure has a sandwiched “core” that is encased by skins.
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