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Keyword: Fillers

Total Papers Found: 56

Composites of Sulfonated Polystyrene-block-Poly (ethylene-ran-butylene)-block-Polystyrene and Graphite-Polyoxometalate: Preparation, Thermal and Electrical Conductivity

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Sulfonated polystyrene-block-poly(ethylene-ran-butylene)-block-polystyrene (SPSPB) was used as a polymer matrix to create polymeric nanocomposites using graphite (G) and graphite-polyoxometalate (G-POM) as fillers. It was found that the nanocomposites had ...

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Enhanced thermal and mechanical properties of epoxy composites filled with silver nanowires and nanoparticles

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The authors have investigated the use of silver nanomaterials as a filler in epoxy resin in an effort to identify a composite resin with a high thermal conductivity for application ...

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Mechanical and thermo-physical properties of high-density polyethylene modified with talc

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High-density polyethylene-talc-carbon black composites were prepared with varying amounts of talc to determine its effect on the thermo-physical properties of the composites. Carbon black was added in a content of 3.5 ...

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Tunable thermal conduction character of graphite-nanosheets-enhanced composite phase change materials via cooling rate control

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Thermal energy storage (TES) is incredibly important to expanding the field of renewable energy. In this study, the authors look at the potential of composite phase change materials (PCMs) for ...

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Design of thermal hybrid composites based on liquid crystal polymer and hexagonal boron nitride fiber network in polylactide matrix

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As electronics get smaller and more powerful, the packaging that contains them must in turn become lighter with higher thermal conductivity and electrical resistivity. This study tested the effect of ...

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Evaluation of energy band gap, thermal conductivity, phase transition temperature and elastic response of PS/CdS semiconducting optical nanocomposite 

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Cadmium sulfide (CdS) nanoparticles were dispersed in a polystyrene (PS) matrix to synthesize semiconducting optical nanocomposites for industrial applications. In this paper, many characteristics of the PS-CdS thick films were ...

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Temperature-dependent thermal properties of a paraffin phase change material embedded with herringbone style graphite nanofibers

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The authors outline a method of enhancing the thermal properties of a paraffin phase change material through the addition of herringbone-style graphite nanofibers (HGNFs). It was found that the solid-phase ...

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Reinforced thermal conductivity and mechanical properties of in situ microfibrillar composites through multistage stretching extrusion

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Various microfibrillar composites were prepared in situ using boron nitride as a thermally conductive filler. The multistage stretching extrusion process was used in an effort to improve thermal conductivity and ...

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Effect of filler arrangement and networking of hexagonal boron nitride on the conductivity of new thermal management polymeric composites

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Hexagonal boron nitride (h-BN) was used as filler in varying concentrations to form composite polymers with polyactic acid, polyamide, and polyphenylene sulfide. The objective of this work was to produce ...

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Thermal performances of asphalt mixtures using recycled tyre rubber as mineral filler

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Recycled tyre rubber was used to replace varying fractions of limestone as filler in asphalt in order to determine the effect that the added rubber would have on the thermal ...

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