Processing and mechanical properties investigation of epoxy-impregnated graphene paper

L. Cai, A. Manasrah, A. Al-Ostaz, X. Li, L. T. Drzal, B. Rook, A. H D Cheng, H. Alkhateb

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Abstract

One-layer (0.15 mm thick) and 15-layer (5.43 mm thick) graphene composites have been fabricated through the impregnation of epoxy resin into porous graphene nanoplatelet (GnP) paper. Three different flake sizes of GnPs were used for the 1-layer graphene composites: 5 μm, mixed 5 μm and 25 μm, and 25 μm. The largest graphene flakes showed the best material properties in terms of tensile strength and elongation at break. Both tensile and DMA test results demonstrated that the 15-layer graphene composite had better material properties than the 1-layer graphene composites. The storage modulus of 15-layer graphene composite was 170% higher than that of neat epoxy. The transverse surface of 15-layer graphene composite exhibited a higher elastic modulus but lower hardness than the top surface. Ballistic limit test results showed that the combination of polyurea (PU) and a 15-layer graphene composite coating can increase the ballistic limit of TC-128 steel plate slightly.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of the American Society for Composites - 30th Technical Conference, ACS 2015
PublisherDEStech Publications
ISBN (Electronic)9781605952253
StatePublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes
Event30th Annual Technical Conference of the American Society for Composites, ASC 2015 - East Lansing, United States

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Other30th Annual Technical Conference of the American Society for Composites, ASC 2015
CountryUnited States
CityEast Lansing
Period9/28/159/30/15

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Graphene
Composite materials
Ballistics
Materials properties
Elastic moduli
Edema Disease of Swine
Coccidiostats
Buprenorphine
Composite coatings
Dynamic mechanical analysis
Epoxy resins
Impregnation
Elongation
Tensile strength
Hardness
Mechanical properties
Steel
Accounts Payable and Receivable
Helsinki Declaration
Accessory Nerve

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  • Ceramics and Composites

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Cai, L., Manasrah, A., Al-Ostaz, A., Li, X., Drzal, L. T., Rook, B., ... Alkhateb, H. (2015). Processing and mechanical properties investigation of epoxy-impregnated graphene paper. In Proceedings of the American Society for Composites - 30th Technical Conference, ACS 2015 DEStech Publications.

Processing and mechanical properties investigation of epoxy-impregnated graphene paper. / Cai, L.; Manasrah, A.; Al-Ostaz, A.; Li, X.; Drzal, L. T.; Rook, B.; Cheng, A. H D; Alkhateb, H.

Proceedings of the American Society for Composites - 30th Technical Conference, ACS 2015. DEStech Publications, 2015.

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Cai, L, Manasrah, A, Al-Ostaz, A, Li, X, Drzal, LT, Rook, B, Cheng, AHD & Alkhateb, H 2015, Processing and mechanical properties investigation of epoxy-impregnated graphene paper. in Proceedings of the American Society for Composites - 30th Technical Conference, ACS 2015. DEStech Publications, 30th Annual Technical Conference of the American Society for Composites, ASC 2015, East Lansing, United States, 28-30 September.
Cai L, Manasrah A, Al-Ostaz A, Li X, Drzal LT, Rook B et al. Processing and mechanical properties investigation of epoxy-impregnated graphene paper. In Proceedings of the American Society for Composites - 30th Technical Conference, ACS 2015. DEStech Publications. 2015.

Cai, L.; Manasrah, A.; Al-Ostaz, A.; Li, X.; Drzal, L. T.; Rook, B.; Cheng, A. H D; Alkhateb, H. / Processing and mechanical properties investigation of epoxy-impregnated graphene paper.

Proceedings of the American Society for Composites - 30th Technical Conference, ACS 2015. DEStech Publications, 2015.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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