Preparation and Characterization of n-HA/PA66/CS Biocomposite


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Nano-hydroxyapatite/polyamide66/chitosan composite (n-HA/PA66/CS) was prepared by a co-precipitation method, and was characterized by TG/DTG, TEM, IR, XRD and Universal mechanical testing machine. TEM test showed that some rod like crystals were formed and distributed uniformly into polymer matrix, with a size of about Φ30nm×80nm. IR and XRD analysis showed that some chemical bonds and electrostatic interaction existed between n-HA and polymers. TG/DTG curves indicated that the composites possessed a talent of high heat-resistance. The compressive strength of composite changed with different content of three compounds, the maximum compressive strength of composite (70MPa) could be acquired.



Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 330-332)

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Xingdong Zhang, Xudong Li, Hongsong Fan, Xuanyong Liu




H. Z. Xiang et al., "Preparation and Characterization of n-HA/PA66/CS Biocomposite", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 330-332, pp. 463-466, 2007

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February 2007




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