Effect of Applied Voltage on Polymer Aggregation in Electrospraying of Thermoplastic Polymer
In an electrospraying process, the polymer solution interacts with the electric field. Charged polymeric solutions causing polymer liquids to move, break into drops or spray into fine droplets. Electrospraying has the ability to generate very small & uniform droplets of polymeric solution. It is envisaged that electrospraying is a promising technology to coat a polymer on surface at submicron range. The polymer aggregation is important while coating. The process parameters including applied voltage, nozzle-collector distance, solution flow rate, and solution concentration play an important role in polymer droplets aggregation on surface. This research paper investigates the effect of applied voltage on aggregation of polymer droplets.
Chunxiang Cui, Yali Li and Zhihao Yuan
A. Jadhav et al., "Effect of Applied Voltage on Polymer Aggregation in Electrospraying of Thermoplastic Polymer", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 535-537, pp. 2522-2525, 2012