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PET blends and glass fibre composites by A. M. Robinson

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Thesis(M.Phil.) - Loughborough University of Technology.

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The experiment was conducted on three kinds of composites, glass fibre, carbon fibre and natural fibre from jute using a home-made machine equipped by a . Polyester fibre, specifically polyethylene terephthalate (PET), is the most important synthetic fibre worldwide in terms of production volume 1 due to its low cost, the ease with which it can be processed and excellent performance. Amongst its properties, PET is a strong fibre (5 g/decitex). PET modified with polyolefins are often glass fiber reinforced and used in injection molded automotive and industrial applications; PET/PC blends applications include those requiring a combination of excellent toughness, chemical and heat resistance long with high impact, tensile and flexural strength; Blending thermosets with PET significantly improves thermal, .   These parts are a sandwich of expanded polypropylene foam covered on each side with 1, g/m2 natural fiber/polypropylene composites, and topped with PET carpet. Weighing kg ( lb) and measuring mm by mm (37 inches by 34 inches), each load floor is produced in a single molding cycle.

Over the past decade, the concept of utilizing green materials has become more mainstream. With considerable awareness of preserving the environment, sincere efforts across the globe can be cited in looking for bio-degradable and bio-based sources. Applications of bio-based materials from renewable and bio-degradable sources for preparation of higher valued green chemicals Cited by: 1. This paper presents a water footprint assessment of polymers, polymer blends, composites, and biocomposites based on a standardized EUR-pallet case study. The water footprint analysis is based on life cycle assessment (LCA). The study investigates six variants of EUR-pallet production depending on the materials used. The system boundary included the production of Cited by: 1.   van den Oever M, Peijs T () Continuous-glass-fibre-reinforced polypropylene composites II. Influence of maleic-anhydride modified polypropylene on fatigue behaviour. Compos Part A: Appl Sci Manuf 29(3)–   The ultimate structure for the PET/PP blend exhibited crystals with their molecular axis tilted at approx. 49° with respect to their initial orientation (parallel to the fibre axis). In the PA66/PP blends the ultimate structure returned to the initial orientation of the PP chains parallel to the fibre axis, but with a broadened orientation Cited by: 8.

Within this research the effect of injection molding temperature on polypropylene (PP)/poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) blends and microfibrillar composites was investigated. Injection molding blends (IMBs) and microfibrillar composites (MFCs) of PP/PET have been prepared in a weight ratio 70/ The samples were processed at three different injection Cited by: S. P. Mishra & B. L. Deopura, Modification of PET Fibre by Blending with PBT Fibre: Part VI - Annealing Behaviour, 15 () S. P. Mishra & B. L. Deopura, Modification of PET Fibre by Blending with PBT fibre: Part V - Extrusion behaviour. 15 () miscible polymer blends (homogeneous polymer blend): Polymer blend that is a single-phase structure. In this case, one glass transition temperature will be observed. The use of the term polymer alloy for a polymer blend is discouraged, as the former term includes multiphase copolymers but excludes incompatible polymer blends. Chapter 1: Introduction to Composite Materials / 7 Fig. , the coupling between e xx and e yy does not occur. In this case, the application of a ten-sile stress produces elongation in the x-direction and contraction in the y-direction, and the dis-torted element remains rectangular. therefore, the coupling effects exhibited by composites occur.