ImpacGard® Low Velocity Impact (LVI) Test


  • Carbon/Epoxy Baseline -M30/8551 prepreg, 24 ply, autoclave
  • Apply ImpacGard® KPUW 1-ply (400 µm thick per ply) and ImpacGard® VPUW 1, 2, 3-ply (400 µm thick per ply)to backside of baseline composite.

Test Procedure

  • Instron Dynatup 8200 with 12.7mm hemispherical steel tip
  • Low Velocity Impact Testing: 5.5 mph to 9.5 mph
  • Impact Penetration: 40J, 60J, 80J, 100J, 120J

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