Synthesis and microstructural characterization of kaolin-polyethylene composites

Show simple item record Agyei-Tuffour, B Bensah, Y.D Damoah, L.N.W Dodoo-Arhin, D Yaya, A Nyankson, E Annan, E Sarkodee, E Efavi, J.K 2018-11-06T10:18:37Z 2018-11-06T10:18:37Z 2014
dc.identifier.issn 2728397
dc.identifier.other DOI: 10.1002/pc.22804
dc.identifier.other Vol: 35(8)
dc.description.abstract In this article, the preparation and characterization of kaolin/polyethylene composites are presented. Microstructural characteristics of six different kaolin-polyethylene composites with varying percentage compositions of kaolin and polymer were produced using a modified melt compounding approach, was explored. The characterization methods employed are scanning electron microscopy (SEM), attenuated total reflectance mid Infrared (ATR-MIR), X-ray powder diffraction (XRD), thermogravimetric and differential thermal analysis (TGA-DTA), compressive, flexural strengths and impact resistance analysis. The implications of the results are discussed for the design of kaolin/polymer composites for constructional purposes. POLYM. COMPOS., 35:1507-1515, 2014. © 2013 Society of Plastics Engineers. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Polymer Composites en_US
dc.subject Composites en_US
dc.subject Kaolin en_US
dc.subject Polyethylene en_US
dc.subject Microstructural en_US
dc.title Synthesis and microstructural characterization of kaolin-polyethylene composites en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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