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ACP Composites, Inc. 78 Lindbergh Ave, Livermore, CA 94551

  • P. 925-443-5900

  • F. 925-443-5901

www.acpsales.com

Product Specification Reference Sheet

Mechanical Properties of Carbon Fiber Composite Materials, Fiber / Epoxy resin (120°C Cure)

Pro perty

Symbo l

Units

Std C F

H MC F

E glass

Kevlar

Std C F

H MC F

M55**

E glass

Kevlar

B o ro n

Steel

A l. UD

T it . Dtd

Fabric

Fabric

Fabric

Fabric

UD

UD

UD

UD

UD

UD

S97

L65

 

5173

Yo ung ’s Mo d ulus 0 °

E1

GP a

7

0

8

5

2

5

3

0

1

3

5

1

7

5

3

0

0

4

0

7

5

2

0

0

2

  • 0 7

 

7

2

  • 1 1 0

Yo ung ’s Mo d ulus 9 0 °

E2

GP a

7

0

8

5

2

5

3

0

1

0

 

8

1

2

 

8

 

6

1

5

2

  • 0 7

 

7

2

  • 1 1 0

In-p lane Shear Mo d ulus

G1 2

GP a

 

5

 

5

 

4

 

5

 

5

 

5

 

5

 

4

 

2

 

5

 
  • 8 0

 

2

5

 

Majo r P o isso n’s R at io

v 1 2

 

0

.1

0

.1

0

.2

0

.2

0

.3

0

.3

0

.3

0

.2 5

0

.3 4

0

.2 3

     

Ult . Tensile St reng t h 0 °

Xt

MP a

6

0

0

3

5

0

4

4

0

48

0

1

5

0

0

1

0

0

0

1

6

0

0

1

0

0

0

1

3

0

0

1

4

0

0

9

0

  • 9 6 0

4

 

Ult . C o m p . St reng t h 0 °

Xc

MP a

5

7

0

1

5

0

4

2

5

1

9

0

1

2

0

0

8

5

0

1

3

0

0

6

0

0

2

8

0

2

8

0

0

     

Ult . Tensile St reng t h 9 0 °

Yt

MP a

6

0

0

3

5

0

4

4

0

4

8

0

5

0

4

0

5

0

3

0

3

0

9

0

     

Ult . C o m p . St reng t h 9 0 °

Yc

MP a

5

7

0

1

5

0

4

2

5

1

9

0

2

5

0

2

0

0

2

5

0

1

1

0

1

4

0

2

8

0

     

Ult . In-p lane Shear St ren.

S

MP a

9

0

3

5

4

0

5

0

7

0

6

0

7

5

4

0

6

0

1

4

0

     

Ult . Tensile St rain 0 °

ex t

%

0

.8 5

0

.4

1

.7 5

1

.6

1

.0 5

0

.5 5

 

2

.5

1

.7

0

.7

     

Ult . C o m p . St rain 0 °

ex c

%

0

.8

0

.1 5

1

.7

0

.6

0

.8 5

0

.4 5

 

1

.5

0

.3 5

1

.4

     

Ult . Tensile St rain 9 0 °

ey t

%

0

.8 5

0

.4

1

.7 5

1

.6

0

.5

0

.5

 

0

.3 5

0

.5

0

.6

     

Ult . C o m p . St rain 9 0 °

ey c

%

0

.8

0

.1 5

1

.7

0

.6

2

.5

2

.5

 

1

.3 5

2

.3

1

.8 5

     

Ult . In-p lane shear st rain

es

%

1

.8

0

.7

 

1

 

1

1

.4

1

.2

   

1

 

3

2

.8

     

Therm al Ex p . C o -ef. 0 °

Alp ha1

St rain/K

2

.1

1

.1

1

1

.6

7

.4

-0 .3

-0 .3

-0 .3

 

6

 

4

1

8

     

Therm al Ex p . C o -ef. 9 0 °

Alp ha2

St rain/K

2

.1

1

.1

1

1

.6

7

.4

2

8

2

5

2

8

3

5

4

0

4

0

     

Mo ist ure Ex p . C o -ef 0 °

Bet a1

St rain/K

0

.0 3

0

.0 3

0

.0 7

0

.0 7

0

.0 1

0

.0 1

 

0

.0 1

0

.0 4

0

.0 1

     

Mo ist ure Ex p . C o -ef 9 0 °

Bet a2

St rain/K

0

.0 3

0

.0 3

0

.0 7

0

.0 7

0

.3

0

.3

 

0

.3

0

.3

0

.3

     

D ensit y

 

g/c c

1

.6

1

.6

1

.9

1

.4

1

.6

1

.6

1

.6 5

1

.9

1

.4

 

2

     
Fibers @ 0° (UD), 0/90° (fabric) to loading axis, Dry, Room Temperature, Vf = 60% (UD),
Fibers @ 0° (UD), 0/90° (fabric) to loading axis, Dry, Room Temperature, Vf = 60% (UD), 50% (fabric) ** Calculated figures
All the information contained in these properties is believed to be reliable. It is intended for comparison purposes only as each manufactured lot will exhibit
variations. The user should evaluate the suitability of each product for their application. We cannot anticipate the variations in all end use and we make no
warranties and assume no liability in connection with the use of this information.
CUSTOM COMPOSITE
1-800-811-2009
SOLUTIONS SINCE
1985
©Copyright 2012 ACP Composites, Inc.

ACP Composites, Inc. 78 Lindbergh Ave, Livermore, CA 94551

  • P. 925-443-5900

  • F. 925-443-5901

www.acpsales.com

Product Specification Reference Sheet

Mechanical Properties of Carbon Fiber Composite Materials, Fiber / Epoxy resin (120°C Cure)

           

Std. C F

E Glass

   

Pro perty

Symbo l

Units

Std. C F

 

H M C F

E Glass

 

fabric

fabric

Steel

A l

Lo ng it ud inal Mo d ulus

E1

GP a

 

1

7

 

1

7

1

2 .3

1

9 .1

1

2 .2

  • 2 7

0

7

2

Transv erse Mo d ulus

E2

GP a

 

1

7

 

1

7

1

2 .3

1

9 .1

1

2 .2

  • 2 7

0

7

2

In P lane Shear Mo d ulus

G1 2

GP a

 

3

3

 

4

7

 

1

1

 

3

0

 

8

8

0

2

5

P o isso n’s R at io

v 1 2

 

0

.7 7

0

.8 3

0

.5 3

0

.7 4

0

.5 3

   

Tensile St reng t h

Xt

MP a

1

1 0

1

1 0

 

9

0

 

1

2 0

1

2 0

  • 9 0

9

  • 4 6 0

C o m p ressiv e St reng t h

Xc

MP a

1

1 0

1

1 0

 

9

0

 

1

2 0

1

2 0

  • 9 0

9

  • 4 6 0

In P lane Shear St reng t h

S

MP a

2

6 0

2

1 0

1

0 0

 

3

1 0

1

5 0

   

Therm al Ex p ansio n C o -ef

Alp ha1

St rain/K

2 .1 5 E-6

0 .9 E-6

 

1 2 E-6

4 .9 E-6

 

1 0 E-6

1 1 E-6

2 3 E-6

Mo ist ure C o -ef

Bet a1

St rain/K

3 .2 2 E-4

2 .4 9 E-4

6 .9 E-4

       

Fibres @ +/-45 Deg. to loading axis, Dry, Room Temperature, Vf = 60% (UD), 50% (fabric) ** Calculated figures

These tables are for reference / information only and are NOT a guarantee of performance 1 GPa = 1000 MPa = 1000 N/mm² = 145,000 PSI These tables relate to only 2 of the many fibre orientations possible. Most components are made using combinations of the above materials and with the fibre orientations being dictated by the performance requirements of the product

All the information contained in these properties is believed to be reliable. It is intended for
All the information contained in these properties is believed to be reliable. It is intended for comparison purposes only as each manufactured lot will exhibit
variations. The user should evaluate the suitability of each product for their application. We cannot anticipate the variations in all end use and we make no
warranties and assume no liability in connection with the use of this information.
CUSTOM COMPOSITE
1-800-811-2009
SOLUTIONS SINCE
1985
©Copyright 2012 ACP Composites, Inc.