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Development and Applications of Polypropylene Nanocomposites

- Jul 27, 2011


Technical Paper - A nylon 6-clay hybrid (nanocomposite, NCH) was developed by Toyota CRDL group. In the NCH, the silicate layers of clay mineral are dispersed on a nanometer level and are strongly interacted with the matrix, and then significant improvements in the mechanical properties of the material or the discovery of unexpected new properties were realized. Polypropylene (PP) is the most widely used polymer,...

Source : Kato, Makoto; Usuki, Arimitsu; Hasegawa, Naoki; Okamoto, Hirotaka; Kawasumi, Masaya. Coating Laboratory, Toyota Central Research and Development Laboratories, Inc., Nagakute_cho, Japan. Polymer Journal (Tokyo, Japan) (2011), 43(7), 583-593. Publisher: NPG Nature Asia-Pacific

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Old News - Jul 27, 2011
posted by Dr. Phillip Wilson at Inspired Innovations, LLC
Nano-PPs with 450-480 Kpsi modulus were made more than ten years ago.

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