Advantages and Disadvantages of Composites

Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of composites

Chemical Resistance
Consolidated Parts and Function
Corrosion Resistance
Design Flexibility
High Flexural Modulus to Carry Demanding Loads
High Impact Strength
High Performance at Elevated Temperatures
Heat Resistance
Naturally Flame Retardant
Creep Resistance
Mechanical Property Retention
Superior Thermal Stability
Lighter Weight than Metal
Lower Costs vs. Die Cast
Low Petrochemical content
Better cost stability than commodities
Lower Cost per Cubic Inch as compared to Thermoplastics
Molded-in Color
Molded in inserts
Outstanding Electrical Insulation
Arc and Track Resistance
Ability to Quench