Iron-carbon nanofillers for polymers

Urszula Narkiewicz 1Iwona Pełech 1Zbigniew Roslaniec 2Magdalena Kwiatkowska 2Walerian Arabczyk 1

1. Szczecin University of Technology, Institute of Chemical and Environment Engineering, Szczecin 70-322, Poland
2. Szczecin University of Technology, Institute of Materials Engineering, Szczecin 70-310, Poland

Abstract

Iron-carbon nanofillers for polymer composites were obtained by catalytic decomposition of ethylene on nanocrystalline iron. The carburisation was performed under ethylene/hydrogen mixture or under pure ethylene. Three kinds of samples were prepared: cementite/carbon, iron/cementite and iron/carbon. After carburisation the samples were characterised using XRD and SEM method. The obtained nanofillers were applied for polymer nanocomposites prepared by polycondensation reaction (in situ) in poly(ether-ester) matrix. The nanofillers were dispersed in monomers (diols) using sonificator and a high - speed rotary mixer. The obtained nanocomposites were characterized using SEM method. The addition of iron-carbon nanofillers increases the stress-strength of composite (ca. 30% at break) and the elongation at break.

 

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Presentation: Poster at E-MRS Fall Meeting 2006, Symposium B, by Iwona Pełech
See On-line Journal of E-MRS Fall Meeting 2006

Submitted: 2006-07-04 12:20
Revised:   2009-06-07 00:44