Raffi Mohammed,C Sailaja,Subhani Mohammed,Kiran Kumar Bunga,



Erosion,Erosion Modeling,Air-jet erosion test rig,Operating Parameters,Theoretical Model,


Nowadays Polymeric materials reinforced with synthetic fibers play an incredible role in almost all spheres of day-to-day life due to their elevated stiffness, outstanding strength-to-weight ratio, and electrical, thermal, and wear properties. The accumulation of micro-fillers or particulates in polymeric components reinforced with fibers made from synthetic materials may enhance their properties compared to fiber-reinforced composites. Solid particle erosion of engineering components made up of polymer composites is a major industrial problem, and it is significantly affected by the components' mechanical characteristics and their working environment. Therefore, it's essential to research the polymer composites' solid particle erosion properties. One area that has attracted less research attention is the impact of particle fillers and E-glass fiber reinforcing on erosion wear characteristics. Because of its significance to science and industry, research in this area is especially needed about particle fillers. Furthermore, to properly design a machine or structural component and use materials that will increase wear resistance, one must have a thorough grasp of how every system variable affects wear rate. In this research article, to estimate the erosion damage induced by solid particle impact on composites without conducting the experiment on an air jet erosion test rig, a theoretical model is proposed. The successful implementation of this theoretical model can reduce the experimentation cost with good quantitative accuracy.


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