Thermal conductivity of neat-epoxy resin is one of the lowest among all known solid materials. A common method of increasing thermal conductivity is through the addition of filler particles with ...Read More
Intumescent epoxy resins are used commercially for fireproofing because of their ability to swell. The swelling action is initiated to shelter the materials beneath the resin from any potential heat ...
Keywords: Epoxy, Fire Protection, Intumescent epoxy resin, Lumped-parameter kinetic model, resin, Swelling, Thermal Conductivity, thermal degradation, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More
Thermal properties and moisture absorption of nanofillers-filled epoxy composite thin film for electronic application
The effects of the addition of three different fillers to a polymer matrix on the thermo-physical properties of the resulting composites were investigated by the authors. Boron nitride, synthetic diamond, ...
Keywords: boron nitride, coefficient of thermal expansion, Coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE), CTE, Diamond, Epoxy, FE-SEM, Fillers, films, Particle Size Analyzer, Polymer composites, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy (FE-SEM), TEM, TGA, Thermal Conductivity, Thermogravimetric Analysis, Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), thin films, Transmission electron microscopy, Transmission electron microscopy (TEM)Read More
Rheology and Thermal Conductivity of Diamond Powder-Filled Liquid Epoxy Encapsulants for Electronic Packaging
Diamond powders with various particle sizes were dispersed in an epoxy resin in an effort to increase its thermal conductivity. Dispersion of a mixture of particle sizes from 1 to 100 µm ...Read More
Thermal contact resistance of epoxy composites incorporated with nano-copper particles and the multi-walled carbon nanotubes
Raw multi-walled carbon nanotubes (r-MWCNTs) and Cu nanoparticles are dispersed in an epoxy matrix in varying quantities to create composite polymers with enhanced thermal conductivities. A study was then conducted ...
Keywords: Carbon nanotubes, CNTs, Copper, Environmental Scanning Electron Microscope, Environmental Scanning Electron Microscope (ESEM), Epoxy, ESEM, FE-SEM, Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope, Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope (FE-SEM), Nanoparticles, Polymer composites, Thermal Conductivity, thermal contact resistance, thermal interface materials, TIMs, viscosityRead More
Physical study of room-temperature-cured epoxy/thermally reduced graphene oxides with various contents of oxygen-containing groups
Epoxy nanocomposites containing thermally reduced graphene oxides (TRGs) with different oxygen contents were prepared and their mechanical and thermal properties were investigated. It was found that increasing the number of ...
Keywords: DMA, Dynamic Mechanical Analysis, Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA), Epoxy, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), Fourier-Transform Infrared Spectroscopy, FTIR, graphene, nanocomposites, Polymer composites, TEM, Tensile Tests, TGA, Thermal Conductivity, Thermogravimetric Analysis, Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), TPS Technique, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) method, Transmission electron microscopy, Transmission electron microscopy (TEM), X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS), XPSRead More
Influences of template concentration and epoxy functionality on porous epoxy systems: Characteristics of thermal stability, optical, dielectric, and mechanical properties
Porous epoxy thermosets were prepared using poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) as a template. The two epoxies that were used to make the porous thermosets were diglycidylether bisphenol-A (DGEBA), and triphenylolmethane ...
Keywords: Dielectric Permittivity, differential scanning calorimeter, Differential scanning calorimeter (DSC), DMA, DSC, Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer, Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer (DMA), Epoxy, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), Fourier-Transform Infrared Spectroscopy, FTIR, Mercury Porosimetry, polymers, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), SEMRead More
Evaluation of Effective Thermal Conductivity for Mineral Cast Structural Materials Using Steady-State and Transient Methods
The thermal conductivity of a mineral cast material made of epoxy-granite was determined by a steady state method, as well as by the transient plane source (TPS) method. In comparing ...Read More
Analysis of effective thermal conductivity for mineral cast material structures with varying epoxy content using TPS method
The effective thermal conductivity of mineral cast epoxy granite materials with varying volume fractions of epoxy content was determined. This material was being studied for application as a structural material ...Read More
A study on microreplication of real 3D-shape structures using elastomeric mold: from pure epoxy to composite based on epoxy
A novel replication technique for the fabrication of 3D microstructures was developed. A polished silicon wafer was transferred onto an epoxy composite. The thermal properties of the epoxy composite were ...Read More