Journal of Composites / 2016 / Article / Fig 1

Research Article

Microwave Assisted Manufacturing and Repair of Carbon Reinforced Nanocomposites

Figure 1

(a) Lap shear test specimens prior to microwave welding shows metal sleeves used to expose only bonding area to microwaves. (b) Clamping fixture with 1-inch-diameter hole bored into Mylar blocks to try to simulate a focused microwave source. Clamp set 2 consisted of Mylar blocks without hole in the center and with no metal tape covering of blocks.

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