A simple route towards polycarbonate-silica nanocomposite

Joseph Lik Hang Chau, Steve Lien Chung Hsu, Yi Ming Chen, Chih Chao Yang, Peter C.F. Hsu

研究成果: Article同行評審

15 引文 斯高帕斯(Scopus)


This work reports the preparation of polycarbonate-silica nanocomposite by simple one-step injection moulding process. Silica nanopowder was first functionalized with a silane coupling agent, (3-methacryloxypropyl) trimethoxysilane (MPS). Polycarbonate pellets mixed with 5 wt% functionalized-silica nanopowders were then compounded by using a Brabender counter-rotating twin screw compounder followed by subsequent injection molding process. The distribution of silica was examined using transmission electron microscopy (TEM). The FT-IR spectra were used to investigate the MPS-modified SiO2 nanopowders. The thermal properties of the nanocomposite were studied by differential scanning calorimeter (DSC). Pencil hardness is increased from B to HB with the incorporation of 5 wt% silica nanopowder.

頁(從 - 到)341-343
期刊Advanced Powder Technology
出版狀態Published - 2010 五月

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials

指紋 深入研究「A simple route towards polycarbonate-silica nanocomposite」主題。共同形成了獨特的指紋。