Mechanical and thermal properties of polypropylene (PP) composites filled with modified shell waste.

Abstract

Shell waste, with its high content of calcium carbonate (CaCO3) plus organic matrix, has a potential to be used as a bio-filler. In this work, shell waste was modified by furfural and then incorporated to reinforce polypropylene (PP). The shell waste and modified powder were characterized by means of X-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning electron microscopy… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2013.08.062

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