Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/61645
Title: Enhanced thermal performance and impact strength of UHMWPE/recycled-PA6 blends synthesized via a melting extrusion route
Authors: Yang, X
Cheng, J
Zheng, G 
Zhang, D
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
Source: Advances in materials science and engineering, 2016, v. 2016, 8089525 How to cite?
Journal: Advances in materials science and engineering 
Abstract: The blends of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) and recycled-polyamide 6 (R-PA6) were prepared via a melting extrusion route using high-density polyethylene-graft-maleic anhydride (HDPE-g-MAH) as the compatibilizer. The morphologies and distributions of the chemical components of the blends were characterized by scanning electron microscopy and synchrotron Fourier transform infrared microspectroscopy. The effects of R-PA6 content on the Vicat softening temperature (VST), heat distortion temperature (HDT), and impact strength of the blends were studied. Remarkably, in comparison with those of UHMWPE, the VST and HDT of UHMWPE/R-PA6 blends with 44 wt% R-PA6 were increased to 165.1 and 98.4°C, respectively, and the Charpy impact strength and Izod impact strength of the blends were enhanced to 33.9 and 16.2 kJ/m2, respectively. In addition, it was found that the blending system containing 44 wt% R-PA6 and 48 wt% UHMWPE exhibited the best compatibility when it was prepared using 8 wt% HDPE-g-MAH. The distribution of the phases of UHMWPE and R-PA6 was uniform, and no obvious phase separation was observed in the blends.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/61645
ISSN: 1687-8434
EISSN: 1687-8442
DOI: 10.1155/2016/8089525
Appears in Collections:Journal/Magazine Article

Access
View full-text via PolyU eLinks SFX Query
Show full item record

Page view(s)

46
Last Week
1
Last month
Checked on Dec 10, 2017

Google ScholarTM

Check

Altmetric



Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.