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Title: Carbon nanotube/polypropylene composite particles for microwave welding
Authors: Wu, Tongfei
Pan, Yongzheng
Liu, Erjia
Li, Lin
Issue Date: 2012
Source: Wu, T., Pan, Y., Liu, E., & Li, L. (2012). Carbon nanotube/polypropylene composite particles for microwave welding. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 126(S2), E283-E289.
Series/Report no.: Journal of applied polymer science
Abstract: Multiwalled carbon nanotube (MWCNT)/polypropylene (PP) composite particles with various compositions were prepared by mechanical grinding of PP microparticles and MWCNT powders in a mortar at room temperature. Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) revealed that PP particles were coated by MWCNTs, forming a core-shell structure. The electrical resistivity versus temperature behavior of MWCNT/PP composite particles and the changes in phase structures before and after melting were studied. Furthermore, MWCNT/PP composite particles with 4 wt % MWCNT were used to weld PP substrates under microwave irradiation. The effects of the irradiation duration and the compression pressure on the welding strength were examined. Here, we have demonstrated a simple and economic method for polymer welding.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/100125
http://hdl.handle.net/10220/13597
DOI: 10.1002/app.36832
Fulltext Permission: none
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