Straightening of pleated sheet structure in fibres of poly(para-phenylene terephthalamide)--Kevlar 149

Stephen Krause, D. L. Vezie, W. W. Adams

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Abstract

In studies by scanning electron microscopy and wide-angle X-ray scattering on Kevlar 149 fibres, the high modulus is attributed to an increased crystallite orientation associated with a straightening of the 'pleated sheet structure' and the increased crystallite size in the Kevlar 149.

Original languageEnglish (US)
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StatePublished - 1989

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    Krause, S., Vezie, D. L., & Adams, W. W. (1989). Straightening of pleated sheet structure in fibres of poly(para-phenylene terephthalamide)--Kevlar 149. In Unknown Host Publication Title