Study of Thermal Properties of Curing of DGEBA Epoxy Resin with Hexakis-(4-Aminophenoxy)-Cyclotriphosphazene


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Hexakis-(4-aminophenoxy)-cyclotriphosphazene (PN-NH2) was synthesized through nucleophilic substitution of the chloride atoms of hexachlorocyclotriphosphazene (HCCP) and reduction of the nitro group, and its chemical structure was characterized. As a curing agents for commercial epoxy resin Diglycidyl ether of bisphenol-A (DGEBA) PN-NH2 was compared with conventional curing agents 4,4-diaminodiphenylsulfone(DDS) and 4,4-diaminodiphenylmethane (DDM). The thermal properties and thermal degradation behaviors of these thermosetted resins were investigated by using thermogravimetric analysis (TGA). TGA studies demonstrated that the thermal properties of the PN-NH2-containing cured epoxy resin were higher than those of others. The phosphorus-nitrogen containing curing agent can result in a great improvement of the flame retardance for their thermosetted epoxy resins.



Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 284-286)

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Xiaoming Sang, Pengcheng Wang, Liqun Ai, Yungang Li and Jinglong Bu




J. Zhu et al., "Study of Thermal Properties of Curing of DGEBA Epoxy Resin with Hexakis-(4-Aminophenoxy)-Cyclotriphosphazene", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 284-286, pp. 365-368, 2011

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July 2011




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