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Effects of melt-processing conditions on the quality of poly(ethylene terephthalate) montmorillonite clay nanocomposites†
Organically modified montmorillonite was synthesized with a novel 1,2-dimethyl-3-N-alkyl imidazolium salt or a typical quaternary ammonium salt as a control. Poly(ethylene terephthalate)Expand
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Processing and properties of poly(methyl methacrylate)/carbon nano fiber composites
Single wall carbon nanotubes, multi-wall carbon nanotubes, as well as carbon nano fibers (CNF) are being used for reinforcing polymer matrices. In this study, poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA)Expand
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Perfluorinated Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Durability
Durability is a critical issue in all fuel cell systems, certainly so for PEM membrane polymers. Perfluorinated ionomers are generally favored in PEM systems at the present time; the useful lifetimesExpand
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Fibers from polypropylene/nano carbon fiber composites
Fibers from polypropylene and polypropylene/vapor grown nano carbon fiber composite have been spun using conventional melt spinning equipment. At 5 wt% nano carbon fiber loading, modulus andExpand
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Thermal and mechanical properties of polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane (POSS)/polycarbonate composites
Abstract A series of composite materials were produced incorporating polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane (POSS) derivatives into polycarbonate (PC), by melt blending. Significant differences inExpand
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Nonflammable Alginate Nanocomposite Aerogels Prepared by a Simple Freeze-Drying and Post-Cross-Linking Method.
Nonflammable materials based on renewable ammonium alginate and nano fillers (nanoscale magnesium hydroxide, nanoscale aluminum hydroxide, layered double hydroxide, sodium montmorillonite, andExpand
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Facile processing of clays into organically‐modified aerogels
A facile process for the conversion of clay powders to organically modified clay aerogels (OMCAs) is reported. The resultant clay aerogels are of potential interest for a variety of applications, byExpand
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Improving gas barrier of PET by blending with aromatic polyamides
Abstract Improvement of gas-barrier properties of poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) by blending with an aromatic polyamide, either poly( m -xylylene adipamide) (MXD6) or a copolyamide based on MXD6Expand
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Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell Durability
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Properties of poly(ethylene terephthalate) containing epoxy‐functionalized polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane
Poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) containing epoxy-functionalized polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane (POSS) was prepared by melt-mixing and in situ polymerization methods. The melt-mixed compositeExpand
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