The purpose of this study was to improve the wettability of silicon carbide (SiC) nanowires, in order for them to be used as thermoconductive fluids. Multiple experiments were conducted by ...Read More
Effect of nanosized carbon black on the morphology, transport, and mechanical properties of rubbery epoxy and silicone composites
Rubber carbon black (CB)/rubbery epoxy (RE) and CB/silicone composites with different types, loadings, and silane functionalization of carbon black were prepared. These composites were investigated for their electrical ...
Keywords: composites, Compression Testing, Electrical Conductivity, Epoxy, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), SEM, Silicone, TEM, Thermal Conductivity, Transmission electron microscopy, Transmission electron microscopy (TEM)Read More
Optimization of cooling time for measuring Thermal properties of electronic materials using the transient plane source technique
The effects of cooling time on the reproducibility and accuracy of thermal conductivity measurements made using a Hot Disk Thermal Constants Analyzer were evaluated. Selected metal alloys and silicone based ...Read More
Graphite nanoplatelets were dispersed in varying quantities into a silicone matrix to form composite materials with higher thermal conductivities than the pure silicone matrix without sacrificing mechanical properties. It was ...
Keywords: composites, Compression Testing, differential scanning calorimeter, Differential scanning calorimeter (DSC), DSC, Electrical Conductivity, FEG-SEM, Field Emission Gun Scanning Electron Microscope, Field Emission Gun Scanning Electron Microscope (FEG-SEM), graphite, Silicone, Thermal Conductivity, thermal interface materials, TIMs, viscosityRead More
Characterization of the carbonization process of expandable graphite/silicone formulations in a simulated fire
Preventing steel from losing its strength during fires is crucial for safe evacuation and effective fire fighting. One of the most common protective coatings applied to steel and other construction ...
Keywords: Coatings, construction, expandable, Fire Protection, Fire Protection Advancements, graphite, High Temperature, High Temperature Analysis and Testing, high temperature performance, Silicone, Thermal Conductivity, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) methodRead More
The aim of this study was to fabricate transparent polymers with high thermal conductivities for applications in electronic packaging. Characteristics of the inorganic filler, calcium fluoride (CaF2), and the polymer ...
Keywords: Calcium fluoride (CaF2), elastomer, Electronic Devices, Fillers, films, Heat dissipation, Homogeneous, matrix, microparticles, nanocomposites, Nanoparticles, Opaque, Polymer composites, Polymeric materials, powder, Refractive index, Silicone, Temperature, Thermal Conductivity, Transparency, VolumeRead More
Silicone materials have high electrical and thermal insulation properties that are useful for engineering applications. In this study, vapour grown carbon nanofibers (VGCNF) were produced by two different methods and ...
Keywords: composites, Electrical Conductivity, Fillers, Mechanical stirring, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Silicone, Strain, strength, Thermal Conductivity, Transient plane source (TPS), Transient plane source (TPS) method, Uniformity, Vapor grown carbon nanofiber (VGCNF)Read More
Intumescent paints protect steel structures from fires by creating insulative foams when heated above a critical temperature. This paper examines the fire resistance capabilities of phenyl silicone coatings in comparison ...Read More
The authors report the synthesis of a novel functionalized graphene sheet (FGS)/silicone porous nanocomposite with varying concentrations of FGS. The physical and thermal properties of the synthesized nanocomposites were ...
Keywords: density, FGS, Foams, Functionalized Graphene Sheets, Functionalized Graphene Sheets (FGS), graphene, Kern Densimeter, nanocomposites, Perkin Elmer 7, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Silicone, TEM, 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), Young's ModulusRead More
Characterisation of graphite nanoplatelets and the physical properties of graphite nanoplatelet/silicone composites for thermal interface applications
Through the dispersion of graphite nanoplatelets in a silicone matrix and mechanical mixing, graphite nanoplatelet/silicone composites were prepared. These composites were subsequently analyzed by the transient plane source (TPS) ...
Keywords: Compressive Modulus, differential scanning calorimetry, Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), DSC, Electrical Conductivity, graphite, Graphite Nanoplatelets/Silicone Composites, Mechanical Mixing, Percolation Threshold, Silicone, Thermal Conductivity, thermal interface materials, TIMs, TPS Technique, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) method, X-ray Diffraction, X-ray diffraction (XRD), XRDRead More