Search Results for: carbon nanotubes

Total Papers Found: 68

Improved heat recovery from paraffin-based phase change materials due to the presence of percolating graphene networks

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Four different paraffin-based nanocomposite phase change materials (PCMs) were prepared by dispersion of 20 v. % of graphene, multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs), aluminum, or TiO2 nanoparticles into a paraffin matrix. It was ...

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Improved Thermal Conductivity of Poly(trimethylene terephthalate-block-poly(tetramethylene oxide) Based Nanocomposites Containing Hybrid Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes/Graphene Nanoplatelets Fillers

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Poly(trimethylene terephthalate)-block-poly(tetramethylene oxide) (PTT-PMTO) copolymer-based nanocomposites containing a combination of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) and graphene nanoplatelets (GNPs) as carbon nanofillers were investigated to determine their thermal ...

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Effect of carbon nanotube interfacial geometry on thermal transport in solid–liquid phase change materials

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The thermal conductivities of four composite paraffin phase change materials (PCMs) containing embedded multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) with varying dimensions were determined. The goals of this study were to investigate ...

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Processing of polyurethane/carbon nanotubes composites using novel minimixer

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Polytetramethylene ether glycol (PTMEG) was used to functionalize multi-walled carbon nanotube (MWNT) by grafting to produce MWNT-g-PTMEG. These functionalized nanotubes were then dispersed in thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) to form a ...

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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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Thermal Conductivity Measurements of Polyamide Powder

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Thermal conductivity measurements were performed on polyamide 12 and polyamide 11 powders containing carbon nanotubes using the transient plane source (TPS) technique. The effects of powder density and temperature on thermal conductivity ...

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Enhancement of electrical, thermal and mechanical properties of carbon nanotube additive Se85Te10Ag5 glassy composites

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A chalcogenide glass was prepared and doped with carbon nanotubes (CNTs) in an effort to increase the electrical and thermal conductivity of the glass. The glass that was used in ...

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Experimental investigation on the ammonia adsorption and heat transfer characteristics of the packed multi-walled carbon nanotubes

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The potential for the use of multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) for the adsorption of ammonia in solid-gas adsorption refrigeration applications has been investigated by experimental determination of ammonia adsorption properties, ...

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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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