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Composite Materials Handbook, MIL-HDBK-17E

Volume 2,  PMC Material Properties

Volume 2 provides mechanical properties and strength data for current and emerging polymer matrix composites (PMC).

Volume 1 - PMC Guidelines for Characterization of Structural Materials

Volume 2 - PMC Material Properties

Volume 3 - PMC Materials Usage, Design, and Analysis


MIL-HDBK-17-2E,  PMC Material Properties

This is the Coordination Group working draft of Volume 2. This information has been approved by the MIL-HDBK-17 PMC Coordination Group, through 1 March 1998, and was submitted for the DOD Coordination Review in December 1998.  The latest released version of Volume 2 is available through DOD.  There is an annex to this volume containing information subject to export control requirements.  Comments on the document may be submitted to the handbook secretariat.  Previous versions as approved by the coordination group are in the archive.

Feel free to download the handbook in Portable Document Format (pdf).  If you do not have pdf reading software, download Adobe Acrobat Reader.

An index of the materials in Volume 2 is available with sorting by fiber, matrix, form (tape/weave), and handbook section.


Front Material  (30 KB)

1.  General Information  (359 KB)

2.  Fiber Properties

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3.  Matrix Properties

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4.  Carbon Fiber Composites  (1.61 MB)

5.  Aramid Fiber Composites

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6.  Glass Fiber Composites  (273 KB)

7.  Boron Fiber Composites

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8.  Alumina Fiber Composites

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9.  Silicon Carbide Fiber Composites

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10.  Quartz Fiber Composites  (21 KB)

Appendix A1.  MIL-HDBK-17A Data  - 9 data sets  (1.07 MB)

Index  (6 KB)


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