Category: Transient Plane Source
Author(s): Adib Kalantar Mehrjerdi, Bijan Adl-Zarrabi, Mikael Skrifvars, Sung-Woo Cho
Keywords: Fillers, Impact Testing, Long-Term Water Absorption Characteristics, Polyethylene, Specific Density, Specific Heat, Tensile Testing, TGA, Thermal Conductivity, Thermal Diffusivity, Thermal Gravimetrical Analysis, Thermal Gravimetrical Analysis (TGA), TPS Method, Transient Plane Source, Transient plane source (TPS) method
Abstract: 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 wt. % because it was previously determined that the mechanical properties of the composites were depreciated at higher loadings. It was found that the addition of talc enhanced the mechanical properties, as well as the thermal conductivity, and thermal diffusivity. The specific heat of these composites decreased with increasing filler content.
Reference: Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 129, 4 (2013) 2128-2138