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10% QA.) In automotive industry, the braking pads used in front wheel discs are conmplex composites. They consist of a polymer matrix and powders of graphite and Cu. (a) As a matrix material, would you select a thermoplastic or a thermoset polymer ? I would select a polymer, because (b) Graphite powder is added to disc braking pads, because 12% Q5) Cables and ropes are very important inmarine industry. They are made of small strands of either polymer or metal wire which are stranded on each other. In a marine boat, the ropes can be made of different materials and are used for different purposes (a) In a marine boat what can be the advantage(s) of using a polymer rope with respect to stainless steel cable? (b) In a marine boat what can be the advantage(s) of using a cable made of cold drawn stainless steel wires instead of polymer rope?
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