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Test fixtures to measure in-plane and transverse permeabilities of fibrous reforms

  1. Compaction test fixture.  Measures the compressibility of 15.24 cm x 15.24 cm fibrous preform samples.
  2. In-plane advancing front permeability fixture.  Measures the in-plane permeability of fibrous preform samples 15.13 cm wide by 17.11 cm long and up to 6.35 cm thick.
  3. In-plane permeability fixture.  Measures the in-plane permeability of fibrous preform samples 15.25 cm wide by 15.32 cm long and up to 1.27 cm thick.
  4. Radial visualization permeability fixture.  Measures the principal permeabilities and β angle of fibrous preform samples 25.4 cm square. 
  5. Transverse permeability fixture. Measures the transverse permeability of fibrous preform samples 5.08 cm square and up to 3.20 cm thick.
Text fixtures to measure in-plane transverse permeabilities of fibrous reforms
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