04976812 is referenced by 24 patents and cites 21 patents.

A braided insitu consolidated structure of fiber reinforced thermoplastic resin strands is formed by braiding the strands on a mandrel and then advancing the mandrel and the braided structure as it is formed continuously through a heating zone to heat the resin to a flowable condition then cooling the structure as it leaves the zone. Pressure may be applied or developed against the braided structure during its formation.

Title
In-line consolidation of braided structures
Application Number
151582
Publication Number
4976812
Application Date
December 4, 1989
Publication Date
December 11, 1990
Inventor
Peter Popper
Wilmington
DE, US
Ronald F McConnell
West Chester
PA, US
Assignee
E I Du Pont de Nemours and Company
DE, US
IPC
D04C 3/00
D04C 1/14
B29C 65/02
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