Enhancement of fracture toughness, mechanical and thermal properties of rubber/epoxy composites by incorporation of graphene nanoplatelets

Fuzhong Wang, Lawrence T. Drzal, Yan Qin, Zhixiong Huang

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Abstract

Carboxyl terminated butadiene acrylonitrile (CTBN) was added to epoxy resins to improve the fracture toughness, and then two different lateral dimensions of graphene nanoplatelets (GnPs), nominally

LanguageEnglish (US)
Pages10-22
Number of pages13
JournalComposites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing
Volume87
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2016

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Acrylonitrile
Epoxy Resins
Graphite
Rubber
Butadiene
Epoxy resins
Graphene
Fracture toughness
Thermodynamic properties
Mechanical properties
Composite materials
1,3-butadiene

Keywords

  • A. Polymer-matrix composites (PMCs)
  • B. Fracture toughness
  • B. Mechanical properties
  • B. Thermal properties

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Mechanics of Materials

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