Luminiţa CODREA, Mihai-Sorin TRIPA, Daniel OPRUŢA, Mihaela SUCIU


Rapid development of advanced composite materials, especially applicable in vehicle and aeronautical industries, is the motivation for doing this research and presenting the results in this paper. Composite materials are very reliable alternatives to classic materials, but their use involves a series of inconveniences, related to insufficient knowledge of their behavior under different demands, due to their manufacturing method and their complex and variable structure. Two existing composite materials, Fabric MAT 300 glass fibers – Type 1, and COREMAT – Type 2, have been studied on three-point bending tests. Future our research will focus to made of new sandwich composite material, which is very important for automotive and aeronautical industries.

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