Composite structures and method of making composite structures

  • US 5,429,066 A
  • Filed: 01/14/1994
  • Issued: 07/04/1995
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/14/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A composite structure having an exposed reinforcing fabric layer free of structural foam and curable resin, said structure comprising:

  • a reinforcing fabric layer;

    a non-woven fabric layer attached to said reinforcing fabric layer; and

    a structural foam attached to said non-woven fabric layer on the side of said non-woven fabric layer opposite said reinforcing fabric layer by having filled interstices of said non-woven fabric layer without penetrating into the reinforcing fabric layer;

    wherein said reinforcing fabric layer of said composite structure is capable of being saturated with curable resin after said structural foam has been attached to said non-woven fabric layer.

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