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dc.title The electrical, mechanical and surface properties of thermoplastic polyester elastomer modified by electron beta radiation en
dc.contributor.author Maňas, David
dc.contributor.author Mizera, Aleš
dc.contributor.author Navrátil, Milan
dc.contributor.author Maňas, Miroslav
dc.contributor.author Ovsík, Martin
dc.contributor.author Sehnálek, Stanislav
dc.contributor.author Stoklásek, Pavel
dc.relation.ispartof Polymers
dc.identifier.issn 2073-4360 OCLC, Ulrich, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2018
utb.relation.volume 10
utb.relation.issue 10
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI AG)
dc.identifier.doi 10.3390/polym10101057
dc.relation.uri https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4360/10/10/1057
dc.subject thermoplastic polyester elastomer en
dc.subject irradiation en
dc.subject radiation cross-linking en
dc.subject electrical and mechanical properties en
dc.description.abstract The main advantages of Thermoplastic Polyester Elastomers (TPE-E) are their elastomer properties as well as their ability to be processed in the same way as thermoplastic polymers (e.g., injection moulding, compression moulding and extrusion). However, TPE-Es' properties, mainly their mechanical properties and thermal characteristics, are not as good as those of elastomers. Because of this TPE-Es are often modified with the aim of improving their properties and extending their range of application. Radiation cross-linking using accelerated electron beams is one of the most effective ways to change virgin polymers' properties significantly. Their electrical (that is to say permittivity and resistivity measurements), mechanical (that is, tensile and impact tensile tests), as well as surface (that is, nano-indentation) properties were measured on modified/cross-linked TPE-E specimens with and/or without a cross-linking agent at irradiation doses of 0, 33, 66, 99, 132, 165 and 198 kGy. The data acquired from these procedures show significant changes in the measured properties. The results of this study allow the possibility of determining the proper processing parameters and irradiation doses for the production of TPE-E products which leads to the enlargement of their application in practice. © 2018 by the authors. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Applied Informatics
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1008222
utb.identifier.obdid 43878799
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-85053826004
utb.identifier.wok 000448662400012
utb.source j-scopus
dc.date.accessioned 2018-10-18T10:31:45Z
dc.date.available 2018-10-18T10:31:45Z
dc.description.sponsorship European Regional Development Fund under the project CEBIA-Tech Instrumentation [CZ.1.05/2.1.00/19.0376]; Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic within the National Sustainability Programme [LO1303 (MSMT-7778/2014)]
dc.rights Attribution 4.0 International
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.rights.access openAccess
utb.ou CEBIA-Tech
utb.contributor.internalauthor Maňas, David
utb.contributor.internalauthor Mizera, Aleš
utb.contributor.internalauthor Navrátil, Milan
utb.contributor.internalauthor Maňas, Miroslav
utb.contributor.internalauthor Ovsík, Martin
utb.contributor.internalauthor Sehnálek, Stanislav
utb.contributor.internalauthor Stoklásek, Pavel
utb.fulltext.affiliation David Manas 1,2,†, Ales Mizera 1,* https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9681-1008 , Milan Navratil 1 , Miroslav Manas 1 , Martin Ovsik 2 https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1932-2814 , Stanislav Sehnalek 1 https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3068-0014 and Pavel Stoklasek 1 1 Faculty of Applied Informatics, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, CEBIA-Tech, Nad Stranemi 4511, 760 05 Zlin, Czech Republic; manas@utb.cz (D.M.); navratil@utb.cz (M.N.); manas@fai.utb.cz (M.M.); sehnalek@fai.utb.cz (S.S.); pstoklasek@utb.cz (P.S.) 2 Faculty of Technology, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Vavreckova 275, 760 01 Zlin, Czech Republic; ovsik@utb.cz * Correspondence: mizera@utb.cz; Tel.: +420-576-035-636 † This article is dedicated, in memoriam, to David Manas.
utb.fulltext.dates Received: 3 August 2018; Accepted: 20 September 2018; Published: 22 September 2018
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utb.fulltext.sponsorship Our great thanks belong to our colleague and co-worker, David Manas, for his long lasting cooperation and supervision of numerous academic diploma works and theses. David was a promising—and highly regarded pedagogue and scientist; and a leading person in the research area presented in this article. He passed away unexpectedly in mid-September 2017, at the age of only 42. We were honoured to work with him. May his soul rest in peace. The authors of this article would especially like to thank the firm—BGS, Germany, and Michal Danek especially, for their kind assistance in the realisation of radial cross-linking. This work was supported by the European Regional Development Fund under the project CEBIA-Tech Instrumentation No. CZ.1.05/2.1.00/19.0376 and by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic within the National Sustainability Programme project No. LO1303 (MSMT-7778/2014).
utb.wos.affiliation [Manas, David; Mizera, Ales; Navratil, Milan; Manas, Miroslav; Sehnalek, Stanislav; Stoklasek, Pavel] Tomas Bata Univ Zlin, Fac Appl Informat, CEBIA Tech, Stranemi 4511, Zlin 76005, Czech Republic; [Manas, David; Ovsik, Martin] Tomas Bata Univ Zlin, Fac Technol, Vavreckova 275, Zlin 76001, Czech Republic
utb.scopus.affiliation Faculty of Applied Informatics, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, CEBIA-Tech, Nad Stranemi 4511, Zlin, 760 05, Czech Republic; Faculty of Technology, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Vavreckova 275, Zlin, 760 01, Czech Republic
utb.fulltext.projects CZ.1.05/2.1.00/19.0376
utb.fulltext.projects LO1303 (MSMT-7778/2014)
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