Molded Product of Fiber Reinforced Composite Material and Method
Patent #: 7,445,836
Inventor(s): Yasuo Yamane, Kazuhito Nakao, Satoshi Hirawaki and Kazumi Saito
Company: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
Patented is a molded product of fiber reinforced composite material plate including holding parts defining a triangular area on a surface of the fiber reinforced composite material plate. It comprises a flat portion and a shaping portion that is molded to be more complex in shape than the substantially flat portion. The substantially flat portion includes a first parent material and a reinforcing material made of long-fiber sheet. The shaping portion includes a second parent material and a plurality of sheets including short fibers, each having an area smaller than the triangular area. The sheets cover the triangular area, and each of the sheets includes a part overlapping with an adjacent sheet within the triangular area.
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