Influence of Beta Rays on Nylon 6 Mechanical Properties


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Radiation cross-linking of polymers is a good modification method of modifying the properties of polymers, especially mechanical properties. The mechanical properties of non-irradiated and irradiated nylon 6 samples by beta rays were measured at the ambient and elevated temperature for comparison. The tested samples showed noticeable changes of mechanical behavior between ambient (23°C) and elevated (80°C) temperature and between non-irradiated and irradiated samples. It is possible to use these results in the practice because they clearly shows that radiation cross-linking influences the mechanical properties in most ways positively.



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Dr. Tibor Krenický and Dr. Štefánia Olejárová




P. Stoklasek et al., "Influence of Beta Rays on Nylon 6 Mechanical Properties", Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 756, pp. 27-34, 2017

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September 2017




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