Table 2: Compressive properties of unidirectional CF/epoxy composites.

Compositewt.% of fillerCompressive strength 
(MPa)
Relative increase 
(%)
Compressive modulus 
(GPa)
Relative increase 
(%)

CF/EP0367 ± 5334.9 ± 10.3
CF/EP-silica10382 ± 424.150.5 ± 6.744.7
CF/EP-silica20388 ± 365.747.9 ± 6.237.2
CF/EP-halloysite5385 ± 264.935.1 ± 4.10.6
CF/EP-halloysite10449 ± 322.338.8 ± 6.011.2
CF/EP-rubber10361 ± 14−1.632.1 ± 12.1−8.0
CF/EP-rubber20322 ± 13−12.333.5 ± 10.0−4.0