Silica and Clay Dispersed Polymer Nanocomposites Book

Silica and Clay Dispersed Polymer Nanocomposites


  • Author : Md Rezaur Rahman
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-06-13
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081021309

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Silica and Clay Dispersed Polymer Nanocomposites Excerpt :

The production of ‘polymer nanocomposites’ has recently gained considerable attention from both the academic and industrial community, especially in the area of nanoscience. This is mainly due to their enhanced improvements in physico-mechanical, thermal and barrier properties compared to micro and more conventional composites. Their nanoscale dimensions, biodegradable character, cost-effectiveness and sustainability have constituted a stimulus for this increasing interest. Currently there is no limit to the possibility of applications. However, despite all this progress, it is still difficult to achieve uniform dispersion between the filler and the matrix, as agglomerations form far too easily and the production of polymer nanocomposites with high mechanical and thermal properties is still limited. The authors of this proposed book, are of the opinion, that with the increase in scientific publications and the rapid progress in processing possibilities to produce nanocomposites based on various nanoscale fillers (silica/clay), a book that collects all of these scientific findings in one place would be timely and of great interest to both students and scientific researchers, who are concerned with the production, and application of nanocomposites as new innovative materials. The authors aim is to present the latest research findings on the fabrication, properties and applications of nanofillers as reinforcement in polymer nanocomposites. Particular emphasis will be placed on the introduction of various nanofillers (silica/clay) into different elastomeric polymer matrices that will enhance the properties of these materials and their applications. The book will provide an up-to-date review of major innovations in the field and act as a reference for future research in materials science and engineering, which is highly topical due to the demand to produce more sustainable and eco-friendly innovative advanced materials from elastomeric polymers. Emphasis on silica/cl

Fundamentals and Recent Advances in Nanocomposites Based on Polymers and Nanocellulose Book

Fundamentals and Recent Advances in Nanocomposites Based on Polymers and Nanocellulose


  • Author : Md Rezaur Rahman
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-10-05
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 312
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323858182

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Fundamentals and Recent Advances in Nanocomposites Based on Polymers and Nanocellulose brings together the latest research in cellulose-based nanocomposites, covering fundamentals, processing, properties, performance, applications, and the state of the art. The book begins by explaining the fundamentals of cellulose and cellulose-based nanocomposites, including sources, extraction, types, classification, linkages, model structure, model compounds, and characterization techniques. The second part of the book covers the incorporation of cellulose fillers to improve the properties or characteristics of nanocomposites, organized by composite category, including in aerogels, thermoplastic composites, thermoset composites, bioplastic composites, carbon nanofibers, rubber composites, carbon fibers, and foaming materials. Throughout these chapters, there is an emphasis on the latest innovations and application potential. Finally, applications are explored in more detail, notably focusing on the utilization of nanocellulose in biodegradable composites for biomedical applications, along with other important industrial application areas. This book is of great interest to researchers, scientists, and advanced students working with bio-based materials, and across polymer science, nanomaterials, composite materials, plastics engineering, chemical engineering, materials science and engineering, as well as R&D professionals, engineers, and industrialists interested in the development of bio-based materials for advanced applications or material commercialization. Presents the fundamentals of cellulose-based nanocomposites, including sources, extraction, types, classification, linkages, structure, compounds, and characterization. Discusses and analyzes the most suitable fabrication methods and processing techniques for cellulose as a reinforcement in a range of composites. Opens the door to a range of cutting-edge applications and considers key aspects such as cost, lifecycle, and bi

Polymer Nanocomposites Handbook Book
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Polymer Nanocomposites Handbook


  • Author : Rakesh K. Gupta
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2009-07-20
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 566
  • ISBN 10 : 9781420009804

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Polymer Nanocomposites Handbook Excerpt :

Reflecting the exceptional growth in the use of nanostructured materials for an increasing range of industrial applications, Polymer Nanocomposites Handbook comprehensively covers the synthesis of nanomaterials that act as the building blocks of polymer nanocomposites and polymers that act as matrix materials. From early history to new technologies

Polymer Layered Silicate and Silica Nanocomposites Book

Polymer Layered Silicate and Silica Nanocomposites


  • Author : Y.C. Ke
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2005-07-13
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 398
  • ISBN 10 : 9780080457581

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Polymer Layered Silicate and Silica Nanocomposites Excerpt :

Polymer-Layered Silicate and Silica Nanocomposites includes advanced materials and nanocomposites based on silica and layered silicates obtained from resources in China. Using nanotechnology, these inorganic materials can be filled, in-situ polymerised and combined with polymers with nanoscale dispersions. In this book, many practical examples are presented to show how to prepare the nanocomposites. Several kinds of polymer (PET,PBT,PE,PP,etc.)-layered silicate and silica nanocomposites are prepared and investigated based on our research works, inventions and applications. They are prepared and modified aiming at their applications to such fields as, functional films, barrier materials, coatings, and engineering plastics. Their structure-property relationship, especially the nano effects from them are investigated under different techniques to show how the critical load of the inorganic phase has the effect on the final properties of the nanocomposite materials. Obviously, this new generation of materials has revolutionary effects on the traditional materials or industry as petroleum. Some of the prospects of them are thus included. Focus on the inorganic phase, which is of wide practical and industrial significance Dealing with many first report of the nanoeffect, nanostructure and its functional properties Especially, it covers the particle assembly and self-assemble by interaction with polymer matrix

Polymer Nanocomposites by Emulsion and Suspension Polymerization Book

Polymer Nanocomposites by Emulsion and Suspension Polymerization


  • Author : Vikas Mittal
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2010-09-30
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 332
  • ISBN 10 : 9781849732192

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Polymer Nanocomposites by Emulsion and Suspension Polymerization Excerpt :

Polymer nanocomposites revolutionized research in the composites area by achieving the nanoscale dispersion of the inorganic filler (clay platelets) in the polymer matrices after suitable surface modifications of the filler phase. A large number of polymer matrices were tried and nanocomposites with varying degrees of successes were achieved with these polymer systems. The majority of the synthesis are carried out by melt blending which frequently result in the full exfoliation of the filler. However, advanced techniques provide a number of advantages as compared to the melt blending and lead to more uniform composites with enhanced properties. There are a number of recent advances in these methods such as the use of reactive surfactants, modified initiators, advanced clay surface modifications, use of a variety of fillers, inverse polymerization, and miniemulsion polymerization methods which have further led the generation of advanced exfoliated nanocomposites. Until now, most of the published research has been scattered throughout the literature. This book provides a single comprehensive source of information about one of the most important facets of polymer nanocomposites technology: synthesis in emulsion and suspension. These polymerization methods lead to the generation of the well delaminated polymer nanocomposites with a wide range of polymer matrices. This book serves as both a professional reference for experienced researchers and a valuable text for newcomers to the field. It makes the reader aware of the potential commercial use of these recent developments.

Recycled Plastic Biocomposites Book

Recycled Plastic Biocomposites


  • Author : Md Rezaur Rahman
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2022-01-25
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 330
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323886451

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Recycled Plastic Biocomposites Excerpt :

Recycled plastic biocomposites have attracted widespread attention from both researchers and manufacturers due to the significant improvements in their physico-mechanical, thermal, rheological, and barrier properties when compared to conventional materials, as well as their potential regarding commercialization and zero waste. Recycled Plastic Biocomposites presents the latest information on recycled polymers, textiles, pulp and paper, wood plastic, rubber waste plastic, and micro and nano effects of recycled plastic waste resources that have great potential as reinforcement materials in composites because they are non-toxic, inexpensive, biodegradable, cost-effective, and available in large amounts. Recycled plastic biocomposites are now starting to be deployed in a broad range of materials applications due to their advantages over petroleum-based materials. Currently, there are no limits to the possibility of their applications. They also have exceptional sustainable and biodegradable properties when compared to conventional materials such as polymers and composites. Recycled Plastic Biocomposites reviews the latest research advances on recycled plastic-based biocomposites, including thermoplastic, thermoset, rubber, and foams. In addition, the book covers critical assessments on the economics of recycled plastic, including a cost-performance analysis that discusses its strengths and weaknesses as a reinforcement material. The huge potential applications of recycled plastic in industry are also explored in detail with respect to low cost, recyclable and biodegradable properties, and the way they can be applied to the automotive, construction, and packaging industries. The life cycles of both single and hybrid recycled plastic-based polymer composites and biocomposites are also discussed in detail. From the viewpoint of recycled plastic-based polymer composites, the book covers not only the well-known role of recycled polymers and composites, but also advanced mate

Polymeric Biomaterials Book
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Polymeric Biomaterials


  • Author : Pooja Agarwal
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2023-01-30
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 331
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000825190

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Polymeric Biomaterials Excerpt :

Biomaterials include a versatile group of molecules that have been designed to interact with biological systems for various applications and polymeric biomaterials are being designed based on their availability and compatibility. This book summarizes fabrication techniques, features, usage, and promising applications of polymeric biomaterials in diversified areas including advantageous industrial applications. Each chapter exclusively covers a distinct application associated with major classes of polymeric biomaterials. Features: Provides platform related to fabrication and advancement of all categories of polymeric biomaterials. Explores advancement of pertinent biomedical and drug delivery systems. Includes wide range of biomaterials and its application in diversified fields. Gives out environmental justification of green biopolymers and their applications in water remediation. Discusses advanced applications of bio-composite polymers viz. food packaging and anti-corrosive coatings. This book is aimed at researchers in Polymer Sciences, Biomaterials, Chemical/Bio Engineering, Materials Chemistry, and Biotechnology.

CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology Book

CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology


  • Author : Boris Ildusovich Kharisov
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2016-01-06
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 1212
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466580893

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CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology Excerpt :

The CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology sets the standard against which all other references of this nature are measured. As such, it is a major resource for both skilled professionals and novices to nanotechnology.The book examines the design, application, and utilization of devices, techniques, and technologies critical to research at the

Recent Advances in Polymer Nanocomposites  Synthesis and Characterisation Book

Recent Advances in Polymer Nanocomposites Synthesis and Characterisation


  • Author : Sabu Thomas
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2010-08-03
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 438
  • ISBN 10 : 9789047426448

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Recent Advances in Polymer Nanocomposites Synthesis and Characterisation Excerpt :

This book examines the current state of the art, new challenges, opportunities, and applications in the area of polymer nanocomposites. Special attention has been paid to the processing-morphology-structure-property relationship of the system. Various unresolved issues and new challenges in the field of polymer nanocompostes are discussed. The influence of preparation techniques (processing) on the generation of morphologies and the dependence of these morphologies on the properties of the system are treated in detail. This book also illustrates different techniques used for the characterization of polymer nanocomposites. The handpicked selection of topics and expert contributors across the globe make this survey an outstanding resource reference for anyone involved in the field of polymer nanocompostes for advanced technologies.

Fire Retardancy of Polymeric Materials  Second Edition Book

Fire Retardancy of Polymeric Materials Second Edition


  • Author : Charles A. Wilkie
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2009-12-10
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 840
  • ISBN 10 : 9781420084009

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Fire Retardancy of Polymeric Materials Second Edition Excerpt :

When dealing with challenges such as providing fire protection while considering cost, mechanical and thermal performance and simultaneously addressing increasing regulations that deal with composition of matter and life cycle issues, there are no quick, one-size-fits-all answers. Packed with comprehensive coverage, scientific approach, step-by-step directions, and a distillation of technical knowledge, the first edition of Fire Retardancy of Polymeric Materials broke new ground. It supplied a one-stop resource for the development of new fire safe materials. The editors have expanded the second edition to echo the multidisciplinary approach inherent in current flame retardancy technology and put it in a revised, more user-friendly format. More than just an update of previously covered topics, this edition discusses: additional fire retardant chemistry developments in regulations and standards new flame retardant approaches fire safety engineering modeling and fire growth phenomena The book introduces flame retardants polymer-by-polymer, supplemented by a brief overview of mode of action and interaction, and all the other ancillary issues involved in this applied field of materials science. The book delineates what, why, and how to do it, covering the fundamentals of polymer burning/combustion and how to apply these systems and chemistries to specific materials classes. It also provides suggested formulations, discusses why certain materials are preferred for particular uses or applications, and offers a starting point from which to develop fire-safe materials.

Modern Polymer Flame Retardancy Book

Modern Polymer Flame Retardancy


  • Author : S.M. Lomakin
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2023-01-06
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466562578

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Modern Polymer Flame Retardancy Excerpt :

There are obvious benefits in using flame-retardants, as many human lives and property are saved from fire. A large number of compounds have been identified as being used as flame-retardants. At present, knowledge of long-term effects resulting from exposure to flame retardants and their breakdown products is limited. The aim of this volume in the book series New Concepts in Polymer Science is to provide a general overview of the nature, mechanism of action, use and environmental hazards for a number of flame-retardants. This monograph (together with the book by the same authors, Ecological Aspects of Polymer Flame Retardancy (1999) will valuable to anyone interested in the field of flame-retardant chemicals.

Molten Salts XIV Book

Molten Salts XIV


  • Author : R. A. Mantz
  • Publisher : The Electrochemical Society
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Fused salts
  • Pages : 1118
  • ISBN 10 : 1566775140

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Polymer layered Silicate Nanocomposites Book

Polymer layered Silicate Nanocomposites


  • Author : Masami Okamoto
  • Publisher : iSmithers Rapra Publishing
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 180
  • ISBN 10 : 1859573916

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Polymer layered Silicate Nanocomposites Excerpt :

The review sets out to highlight the major developments in this field over the last decade. The different techniques used to prepare PLS nanocomposites are covered. The physicochemical characterisation of PLS nanocomposites and the improved materials properties that those materials can display are discussed. An additional indexed section containing several hundred abstracts from the Rapra Polymer Library database provides useful references for further reading.

Handbook of Polymernanocomposites  Processing  Performance and Application Book

Handbook of Polymernanocomposites Processing Performance and Application


  • Author : Jitendra K. Pandey
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2014-01-02
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 538
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642386497

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Handbook of Polymernanocomposites Processing Performance and Application Excerpt :

Volume A of Handbook of Polymer Nanocomposites deals with Layered Silicates. In some 20 chapters the preparation, architecture, characterisation, properties and application of polymer nanocomposites are discussed by experts in their respective fields

Synthesis Techniques for Polymer Nanocomposites Book

Synthesis Techniques for Polymer Nanocomposites


  • Author : Vikas Mittal
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-10-16
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 314
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527670321

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Synthesis Techniques for Polymer Nanocomposites Excerpt :

The book series 'Polymer Nano-, Micro- and Macrocomposites' provides complete and comprehensive information on all important aspects of polymer composite research and development, including, but not limited to synthesis, filler modification, modeling, characterization as well as application and commercialization issues. Each book focuses on a particular topic and gives a balanced in-depth overview of the respective subfield of polymer composite science and its relation to industrial applications. With the books the readers obtain dedicated resources with information relevant to their research, thereby helping to save time and money. Summarizing all the most important synthesis techniques used in the lab as well as in industry, this book is comprehensive in its coverage from chemical, physical and mechanical viewpoints. This book helps readers to choose the correct synthesis route, such as suspension and miniemulsion polymerization, living polymerization, sonication, mechanical methods or the use of radiation, and so achieve the desired composite properties.