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Keyword: Fillers

Total Papers Found: 56

Thermal interface materials based on carbon nanotubes and their thermal characterization

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The effects of using different fillers and the effects of filler content and particle size on the thermal properties of thermal interface materials were investigated. The most prominent enhancement in ...

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Filler geometry and interface resistance of carbon nanofibres: Key parameters in thermally conductive polymer composites

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The effects of intrinsic thermal conductivity, carbon filler geometry, and interface thermal resistance on the effective thermal conductivity of polymer composites were investigated. It was found that the length of ...

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Influence of the degree of exfoliation on the thermal conductivity of polypropylene nanocomposites

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This article investigated the effects of incorporating silica layers into polypropylene nanocomposites. The influence of the silica layers on the thermal conductivity of the material is compared to the influence ...

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Influence of the Presence and Amount of Metal Nanoparticles on the Thermal and Mechanical Properties of iPP/Soft Paraffin Wax Phase Change Materials for Thermal Energy Storage

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Nanocomposite phase change materials (PCMs) were prepared by adding silver nanoparticles to isotactic polypropylene (iPP) and an iPP/paraffin wax phase change materials. The Ag nanoparticles were found to be ...

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Enhanced thermal conductivity of n-octadecane containing carbon-based nanomaterials

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The use of organic compounds as phase change materials (PCMs) is limited by the low thermal conductivity of these compounds. In this study, multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) and carbon nanofibers (...

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Thermal Conductivity Enhancement by using Nano-Material in Phase Change Material for Latent Heat Thermal Energy Storage Systems

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Al2O3, TiO2 nanoparticles, and carbon nanotubes were added to Iraqi paraffin wax in varying quantities to determine the optimum filler content for the enhancement of thermal conductivity. The thermal ...

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Enhanced Thermal Conductivity and Expedited Freezing of Nanoparticle Suspensions Utilized as Novel Phase Change Materials

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Nanoparticle suspensions were prepared in two PCMs to determine the effect of the addition of nanoparticles on thermal conductivity and expediting freezing. The base PCMs used were cyclohexane and eicosane, ...

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Graphene Thermal Properties: Applications in Thermal Management and Energy Storage

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The authors present a review of the thermal properties of graphene, and present one example of a practical application of graphene in thermal management, as an additive to phase change ...

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Thermal conductivity improvement of composite carbon foams based on tannin-based disordered carbon matrix and graphite fillers

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Composite carbon foams were prepared by mixing tannin-based resin with various graphite powders in an effort to improve the thermal conductivity relative to pristine carbon foams in order to use ...

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