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Research Article

The Self-Healing Capability of Carbon Fibre Composite Structures Subjected to Hypervelocity Impacts Simulating Orbital Space Debris

Table 3

Summary of the impacted CFRP structures. All the self-healing materials are mixed with 1 wt.% of ruthenium Grubbs, catalyst and 10 wt.% of microcapsules.

Number of woven CFRP layerNumber of embedded FBG sensorsEmbedded materialMechanical strength (MPa)Healing efficiency
%

Set no. 144Virgin Epon 82824545
Set no. 244Epon 828 + microcapsules 5E2N27658
Set no. 344Epon 828 + microcapsules DCPD29063
Set no. 444Epon 828 + microcapsules (5E2N + DCPD)28161
Set no. 544Epon 828 + microcapsules (5E2N + DCPD) + 0.5 wt.% CNT29768
Set no. 644Epon 828 + microcapsules (5E2N + DCPD) + 1 wt.% CNT31074
Set no. 744Epon 828 + microcapsules (5E2N + DCPD) + 2 wt.% CNT32683