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dc.title Polyolefin Clay Nanocomposites en
dc.contributor.author Peprníček, Tomáš
dc.contributor.author Kovářová, Lucie
dc.contributor.author Měřínská, Dagmar
dc.relation.ispartof Recent Advances in Polymer Nanocomposites
dc.identifier.isbn 978-90-04-18674-3
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.citation.spage 119
dc.citation.epage 154
dc.type conferenceObject
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Taylor and Francis en
dc.description.abstract This chapter is divided into four main parts. The first part briefly describes theoretical reasons for modification of either nanoclays or polymeric matrix. In the following, brief discussion of morphology characterization methods of nanocomposites is given. The next three parts of the chapter are concerned with polypropylene, polyethylene, and EVA copolymers nanocomposites. Each part discusses several conditions which affect morphology and final characteristics of prepared nanocomposites. In general, the main attention is paid to processing conditions such as resident time, temperature, screw speed, etc. Furthermore, the morphological structure is discussed on the basis of X-ray diffraction, transmission electron microscopy, and scanning electron microscopy. Final properties are evaluated using, for instance, mechanical properties, such as modulus, elongation at break, and ultimate tensile strength, and dynamic mechanical analysis: both loss and storage modulus. Thermal behavior is characterized by thermogravimetric analysis: either iso- or nonisothermal mode and flammability is determined by burning behavior. Finally, the effect of the clay presence on crystallinity and crystallization effect are mentioned. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Technology
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1003624
utb.identifier.wok 000302345600005
utb.source d-wok
dc.date.accessioned 2014-01-10T11:10:07Z
dc.date.available 2014-01-10T11:10:07Z
utb.contributor.internalauthor Peprníček, Tomáš
utb.contributor.internalauthor Kovářová, Lucie
utb.contributor.internalauthor Měřínská, Dagmar
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