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dc.title TiO2/Halloysite hybrid filler reinforced epoxy nanocomposites en
dc.contributor.author Vijayan P, Poornima
dc.contributor.author Tanvir, Aisha
dc.contributor.author Mrlík, Miroslav
dc.contributor.author Urbánek, Michal
dc.contributor.author Al-Ali Al-Maadeed, Mariam
dc.relation.ispartof Polymer Composites
dc.identifier.issn 0272-8397 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2018
utb.relation.volume 39
dc.citation.spage E2426
dc.citation.epage E2435
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher John Wiley and Sons Inc.
dc.identifier.doi 10.1002/pc.24731
dc.relation.uri https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/pc.24731
dc.description.abstract TiO2 nanoparticles and Halloysite nanotubes were used together to modify epoxy matrix. They were introduced into the matrix using two different approaches: (a) both TiO2 nanoparticles and Halloysite nanotubes were incorporated into epoxy in their original form; (b) TiO2/Halloysite hybrid prepared by hydrothermal reaction, was incorporated into epoxy. Morphological studies of the nanocomposites were carried out using atomic force microscopy, scanning electron microscopy, and transmission electron microscopy. Tensile and nanoindetation studies were carried out to evaluate the mechanical performance of the nanocomposites. Finally, the dynamic mechanical analysis and thermal degradation properties of the nanocomposites were evaluated. It was found that, the nano-structures of HNT surrounded with TiO2 nanotubes in TiO2/Halloysite hybrid filler eliminated the unfavorable agglomeration of TiO2 nanoparticles in the epoxy matrix and thereby avoiding the deterioration of mechanical properties. However, the hybrid nanostructure in the ternary nanocomposites did not have an evident effect on the glass transition temperature and thermal stability of epoxy matrix. POLYM. COMPOS., 39:E2426–E2435, 2018. © 2018 Society of Plastics Engineers. © 2018 Society of Plastics Engineers en
utb.faculty University Institute
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1008370
utb.identifier.obdid 43879341
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-85040728318
utb.identifier.wok 000455895400045
utb.identifier.coden PCOMD
utb.source j-scopus
dc.date.accessioned 2019-01-31T08:58:58Z
dc.date.available 2019-01-31T08:58:58Z
dc.description.sponsorship Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic - program NPU I [LO1504]
utb.ou Centre of Polymer Systems
utb.contributor.internalauthor Mrlík, Miroslav
utb.contributor.internalauthor Urbánek, Michal
utb.wos.affiliation [Vijayan, Poornima P.; Tanvir, Aisha; Al-Maadeed, Mariam] Qatar Univ, Ctr Adv Mat, Doha, Qatar; [Mrlik, Miroslav; Urbanek, Michal] Tomas Bata Univ, Ctr Polymer Syst, Zlin, Czech Republic; [Al-Maadeed, Mariam] Qatar Univ, Mat Sci & Technol Program, Doha, Qatar
utb.scopus.affiliation Center for Advanced Materials, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar; Centre of Polymer Systems, Tomas Bata University, Zlin, Czech Republic; Materials Science and Technology Program, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar
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