Analysis of the Mechanical Properties Change of PA6/MMT Nanocomposite System after Ageing


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The paper deals with the influence of environmental degradation on the change of the mechanical properties of polymer nanocomposites. The tested material was polyamide (PA) filled with nanoclay fillers Cloisite 30B, Cloisite 93A and Cloisite Na + in a volume of 2, 4 and 6 wt%. Test samples were produced by injection molding and were subjected to 540 hours and 1080 hours of UV radiation. The change of mechanical properties of PA6/MMT nanocomposite systems after the ageing in the UV chamber was studied by tensile test and Charpy impact resistance test. Article also compares structure of PA6/MMT nanocomposite.



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Dr. Tibor Krenický and Dr. Štefánia Olejárová




Ľ. Dulebová et al., "Analysis of the Mechanical Properties Change of PA6/MMT Nanocomposite System after Ageing", Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 756, pp. 52-59, 2017

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September 2017




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