Nanostructured Polymer Blends

Written By Sabu Thomas
Nanostructured Polymer Blends
  • Publsiher : William Andrew
  • Release : 28 November 2013
  • ISBN : 1455731609
  • Pages : 576 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 reviews
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Download or read book entitled Nanostructured Polymer Blends by author: Sabu Thomas which was release on 28 November 2013 and published by William Andrew with total page 576 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Over 30% of commercial polymers are blends or alloys or one kind or another. Nanostructured blends offer the scientist or plastics engineer a new range of possibilities with characteristics including thermodynamic stablility; the potential to improve material transparency, creep and solvent resistance; the potential to simultaneously increase tensile strength and ductility; superior rheological properties; and relatively low cost. Nanostructured Polymer Blends opens up immense structural possibilities via chemical and mechanical modifications that generate novel properties and functions and high-performance characteristics at a low cost. The emerging applications of these new materials cover a wide range of industry sectors, encompassing the coatings and adhesives industry, electronics, energy (photovoltaics), aerospace and medical devices (where polymer blends provide innovations in biocompatible materials). This book explains the science of nanostructure formation and the nature of interphase formations, demystifies the design of nanostructured blends to achieve specific properties, and introduces the applications for this important new class of nanomaterial. All the key topics related to recent advances in blends are covered: IPNs, phase morphologies, composites and nanocomposites, nanostructure formation, the chemistry and structure of additives, etc. Introduces the science and technology of nanostructured polymer blends – and the procedures involved in melt blending and chemical blending to produce new materials with specific performance characteristics Unlocks the potential of nanostructured polymer blends for applications across sectors, including electronics, energy/photovoltaics, aerospace/automotive, and medical devices (biocompatible polymers) Explains the performance benefits in areas including rheological properties, thermodynamic stablility, material transparency, solvent resistance, etc.

Nanostructured Polymer Blends

Nanostructured Polymer Blends
  • Author : Sabu Thomas,Robert Shanks,Sarath Chandran
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2013-11-28
  • Total pages : 576
  • ISBN : 1455731609
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Summary : Over 30% of commercial polymers are blends or alloys or one kind or another. Nanostructured blends offer the scientist or plastics engineer a new range of possibilities with characteristics including thermodynamic stablility; the potential to improve material transparency, creep and solvent resistance; the potential to simultaneously increase tensile strength and ductility; ...

Design and Applications of Nanostructured Polymer Blend and Nanocomposite Systems

Design and Applications of Nanostructured Polymer Blend and Nanocomposite Systems
  • Author : Sabu Thomas,Robert Shanks,C Sarathchandran
  • Publisher : Elsevier Science Limited
  • Release Date : 2015-09-18
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1455731609
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Summary : Design and Applications of Nanostructured Polymer Blend and Nanocomposite Systems offers readers an intelligent, thorough introduction to the design and applications of this new generation of designer polymers with customized properties. The book assembles and covers, in a unified way, the state-of-the-art developments of this less explored type of material. ...

Nanostructured Polymer Blends

Nanostructured Polymer Blends
  • Author : Emmanuel Rotimi Sadiku,Elijah Sobalaje Ogunniran
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-11-28
  • Total pages : 576
  • ISBN : 1455731609
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Summary : Great progress has been made in the science and technology of polymer-based nanomaterials over the last decade. Nanostructured polymer systems have attracted much scientific and applied research interest. The last two decades have witnessed significant advances in polymer science and technology generally, but more so for polymer blends. The idea ...

Design and Applications of Nanostructured Polymer Blends and Nanocomposite Systems

Design and Applications of Nanostructured Polymer Blends and Nanocomposite Systems
  • Author : Sabu Thomas,Robert Shanks,Sarath Chandran
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2015-09-22
  • Total pages : 442
  • ISBN : 1455731609
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Summary : Design and Applications of Nanostructured Polymer Blend and Nanocomposite Systems offers readers an intelligent, thorough introduction to the design and applications of this new generation of designer polymers with customized properties. The book assembles and covers, in a unified way, the state-of-the-art developments of this less explored type of material. ...

Nanostructured Polymer Blends

Nanostructured Polymer Blends
  • Author : Roberto Scaffaro,Luigi Botta
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-11-28
  • Total pages : 576
  • ISBN : 1455731609
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Summary : Nanofillers can play two important roles in polymer blends. The first is the improvement of various properties such as mechanical, barrier, thermal, flame retardancy, and electrical properties. The second is the modification of miscibility/compatibility and morphology of polymer blends. The mechanism of action of nanoparticles to modify the morphology, ...

Nanostructured Polymer Blends

Nanostructured Polymer Blends
  • Author : Juan Rodríguez-Hernández
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-11-28
  • Total pages : 576
  • ISBN : 1455731609
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Summary : The design of polymer blends constitutes an interesting alternative to obtaining micro- and nanostructured surfaces. The cost is reasonable and it is free from time-consuming procedures. Blending of polymers can yield materials with unprecedented properties that cannot be provided otherwise by using a single polymer. The free surface topography of ...

Nanostructured Polymer Blends

Nanostructured Polymer Blends
  • Author : Yuan Meng,Xinghong Zhang
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-11-28
  • Total pages : 576
  • ISBN : 1455731609
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Summary : The engineering of nanostructured thermosets with different modifiers has generated significant interest, since improved overall properties are promised by good control over monodispersed microdomains. Incorporation of block copolymers and hyperbranched polymers are acknowledged as two efficient strategies to build up such nano/microcomposites, bearing distinct phase-segregating behaviors owing to respective ...

Nanostructured Polymer Blends

Nanostructured Polymer Blends
  • Author : Oluranti Sadiku-Agboola,Emmanuel Rotimi Sadiku
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-11-28
  • Total pages : 576
  • ISBN : 1455731609
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Summary : In recent years there has been a great deal of research on the subject of nanostructured materials. Structure across a range of length scales has been of particular interest. Theoretical modeling of nanostructured formation in polymer blends has gained considerable momentum due to the increased interest in nanostructures, such as ...

Nanostructured Polymer Blends

Nanostructured Polymer Blends
  • Author : Ufana Riaz,S.M. Ashraf
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-11-28
  • Total pages : 576
  • ISBN : 1455731609
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Summary : Until about 30 years ago all carbon-based polymers were regarded strictly as insulators, and hence were extensively utilized by the electronics industry for this very property. They have been used as inactive packaging and insulating material. This very narrow perspective has rapidly changed with the emergence of intrinsically conducting polymers. The ...

Nanostructured Polymer Blends and Composites in Textiles

Nanostructured Polymer Blends and Composites in Textiles
  • Author : Mihai Ciocoiu,Seghir Maamir
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2016-01-05
  • Total pages : 444
  • ISBN : 1455731609
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Summary : This new volume reviews recent academic and technological developments behind new engineered modified nanotextile materials. The developments in textiles using nanotechnology give ordinary materials improved properties, such as better water resistance, enhanced moisture and odor reduction, increased strength and elasticity, and resistance to bacteria, among other improvements. The research reported ...

Nanostructured Polymer Blends

Nanostructured Polymer Blends
  • Author : Gity Mir Mohamad Sadeghi,Mahsa Sayaf
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-11-28
  • Total pages : 576
  • ISBN : 1455731609
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Summary : Block copolymers (BCPs) consist of two or more chemically different polymers connected covalently, and are polymer alloys. Due to their thermodynamic incompatibility and chain connectivity, the phase separation between two (or more) blocks occurs only in a tens of nanometers range. Nanostructures are based on block copolymer self-assembly. They are ...

Nanostructured Immiscible Polymer Blends

Nanostructured Immiscible Polymer Blends
  • Author : Suprakas Sinha Ray,Reza Salehiyan
  • Publisher : Micro and Nano Technologies
  • Release Date : 2019-08
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 1455731609
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Summary : Nanostructured Immiscible Polymer Blends: Migration and Interface covers a wide range of nanoparticle types, emphasizing the mechanisms and parameters involved in the migration of nanofillers inside immiscible polymer blends. This book explores the influence of nanoparticle migration on the localization, and hence, morphology development, electrical conductivity, and met-rheological properties of ...

Nanostructured Polymer Blends

Nanostructured Polymer Blends
  • Author : Roberto Scaffaro,Luigi Botta
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-11-28
  • Total pages : 576
  • ISBN : 1455731609
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Summary : The usefulness of any material, including nanocomposite polymer blends, depends on its degradability and durability. Thus, this chapter reviews the status of the research on degradation of nanocomposite polymer blends and, in particular, on clay-nanocomposite polymer blends, paying particular attention to both the role of the filler and the role ...

Nanostructured Polymer Blends

Nanostructured Polymer Blends
  • Author : Sérgio Roberto Montoro,Simone de Fátima Medeiros,Gizelda Maria Alves
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-11-28
  • Total pages : 576
  • ISBN : 1455731609
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Summary : Polymer systems can be developed into a variety of functional forms to meet industrial and scientific applications. In general, they are presented in four common physical forms: (1) linear free chains in solution, (2) covalently or physically cross-linked reversible gels, (3) micro and nanoparticles, and (4) chains adsorbed or in surface-grafted form. Hydrogels are ...

Micro and Nanostructured Multiphase Polymer Blend Systems

Micro  and Nanostructured Multiphase Polymer Blend Systems
  • Author : Charef Harrats,Sabu Thomas,Gabriel Groeninckx
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2005-09-29
  • Total pages : 456
  • ISBN : 1455731609
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Summary : Micro- and Nanostructured Multiphase Polymer Blend Systems: Phase Morphology and Interfaces focuses on the formation of phase morphology in polymer blends and copolymers and considers various types of blends including thermosets, thermoplastics, thermoplastic vulcanizates, and structured copolymers. The book carefully debates the processing...