Dynamic Fracture Behaviors of Polypropylene/Polyamide-6 Blends
The dynamic fracture properties of polypropylene/nylon-6 (PP/PA6) blends, with different weight fractions and different compatibilizars, are investigated by reflected dynamic caustics experiments. According to the shadow spot patterns around a moving crack tip, which are recorded during the dynamic fracture process, dynamic fracture toughness and crack growth velocity can be estimated to evaluate the fracture properties of polymer blends. Moreover, combined with microscopic observation, the damage mechanism of the polymer blends is discussed.
M.H. Aliabadi, Qingfen Li, Li Li and F.-G. Buchholz
Z. Li et al., "Dynamic Fracture Behaviors of Polypropylene/Polyamide-6 Blends", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 324-325, pp. 887-890, 2006