tufnol is a pretty good equivalent - it is an epoxy laminate
and has similar electrical and mechanical properties.
Tip: Wear very old clothes when machining tufnol, phenolic etc. the dust is
very fine and the smell it leaves isn't too pleasant.
> Original Poster: "Brian H Le Page" <b.h.le-page-at-surrey.ac.uk>
> Hi all
> I have been trying to find out what the English equivalent name for G10
> Nobody in the composites group here has heard of it. Could someone please
> post a description and specification. All I have gathered so far is that
> is a phenolic composite. Can anyone confirm/deny this? What is the
> reinforcement? What are it's mechanical properties?
> Dr B
> Dr Brian H Le Page
> Composites Research Group
> School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
> University of Surrey
> GU2 5XH
> Tel +44 (0)1483 300800 ext 2439