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|Title:||Mechanical reinforcement of poly(1-butene) using polypropylene-grafted multiwalled carbon nanotubes||Authors:||Yang, B.-X.
|Issue Date:||15-Jul-2009||Citation:||Yang, B.-X., Shi, J.-H., Li, X., Pramoda, K.P., Goh, S.H. (2009-07-15). Mechanical reinforcement of poly(1-butene) using polypropylene-grafted multiwalled carbon nanotubes. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 113 (2) : 1165-1172. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1002/app.30056||Abstract:||The mechanical properties of poly(1-butene) reinforced by pristine multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWNTs) and polypropylene-grafted MWNTs (PP- g-MWNTs) were evaluated. The incorporation of pristine MWNTs to PB led to an improvement in stiffness, but not in strength, ductility, and toughness. In comparison, PP-g- MWNTs were able to improve the stiffness, strength, and toughness of PB significantly, without compromising the ductility. The mechanical properties of PB improved with increasing amount of PP-g-MWNTs up to an effective MWNT content of 1.5 wt%. Further increase in the effective MWNT content led to a downturn in mechanical properties due to the existence of MWNTs bundles as observed by microscopy. © 2009 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.||Source Title:||Journal of Applied Polymer Science||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/52706||ISSN:||00218995||DOI:||10.1002/app.30056|
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