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Abstract: Graphene is a 2D single layer of carbon atoms, superior to graphite in mechanical properties and thermal conductivity. Polymer/graphene composites can be fabricated using several techniques, however this study analyzed a solid state in situ method for the creation of polyamide-6 (PA6)/graphene composites. Thermal conductivity was measured using a Hot Disk TPS2500 Thermal Constant Analyzer by transient plane source method. Thermal conductivity of PA6-graphene composites increased with the increase of graphene content.

Reference: Composites Science and Technology (2017), 153: 151-159

DOI: 10.1016/j.compscitech.2017.10.009