Chemical grafting of polyaniline onto nylon66 fiber in different media

R. Anbarasan, N. Muthumani, T. Vasudevan, A. Gopalan, Ten-Chin Wen

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Abstract

Graft copolymerization of polyaniline (PANI) onto nylon 66 fiber was carried out in two different media, hydrochloric acid and p-toluene sulfonic acid (PTSA), using peroxodisulfate (PDS) as an initiator. Percentage grafting, percentage efficiency, and rate of grafting were determined. The grafting of PANI onto nylon 66 was confirmed through FTIR spectroscopy, cyclic voltammetry (CV), weight-loss study, and conductivity measurement.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1283-1296
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of Applied Polymer Science
Volume79
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Feb 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Polymers and Plastics
  • Materials Chemistry

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