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Journal: Clay Minerals
Published: 01 December 2017
Clay Minerals (2017) 52 (4): 427-438.
...Zhi-Lin Cheng; Xing-Yu Chang; Zan Liu; Dun-Zhong Qin; Ai-Ping Zhu Abstract Halloysite nanotubes (HNTs)/polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) nanocomposites were prepared by the cold compression moulding method. The effects of addition of HNTs (HNTs ‘filling’) on the performances of PTFE were explored...
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Journal: Clay Minerals
Published: 01 June 2016
Clay Minerals (2016) 51 (3): 435-444.
...Viera Khunová; Ivo Šafařík; Martin Škrátek; Ivan Kelnar; Katarína Tomanová Abstract The present study explores the effect of a magnetically modified halloysite (mHNT) surface on the structure and properties of biodegradable polymer nanocomposites based on poly ɛ-caprolactone (PCL). Halloysite...
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Series: Clay Minerals Society Workshop Lectures
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1346/CMS-WLS-20.6
EISBN: 9781881208457
..., whereas the sediment accumulated at the bottom of the tube is reflected very clearly by very low light transmission. In this case, the slope can also yield important information. The slope for PD-based nanocomposites is 5.3 mmol c /g of polymer for both sepiolite and bentonite. Chitosan-sepiolite yields...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SP416.6
EISBN: 9781862397187
... Abstract This study deals with the design of two hydrophobic hybrid SiO 2 –TiO 2 materials and their application in the field of monument conservation. The nanocomposite consolidants were based on the modification of tetraethoxysilane (TEOS) with the incorporation of both TiO 2 nanoparticles...
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Series: Clay Minerals Society Workshop Lectures
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1346/CMS-WLS-20
EISBN: 9781881208457
Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2015
Vadose Zone Journal (2015) 14 (7): vzj2015.06.0087br.
...Huiyao Wang Since my area of research focus is closely related to nanocomposites and water treatment, I personally found the book to be helpful. Most chapters of the book present different materials and cover different topics. However, there are some repetitions in this book. For example...
Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2015
Clays and Clay Minerals (2015) 63 (1): 1-14.
... was achieved by improving interaction between the clay polymer nanocomposite (CPN) constituents. The first part of this study investigated modification of montmorillonite (Mnt) using different saturated and unsaturated alkyl silanes and an alkyl hydrocarbon ammonium quaternary surfactant. Silicon magic angle...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2014
Mineralogical Magazine (2014) 78 (5): 1227-1239.
...A. Yebra-Rodríguez; C. Fernández-Barranco; M. D. La Rubia; A. Yebra; A. B. Rodríguez-Navarro; J. Jiménez-Millán Abstract Clay/polymer nanocomposites (CPN) exhibit improved technical properties compared to their micro- and macro-counterparts. Nevertheless, thermal degradation of CPN may limit...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 August 2014
Clays and Clay Minerals (2014) 62 (4): 313-323.
...Z. Nese Kurt; Suat Akbulut Abstract Clay soils are very useful as liners in geotechnical structures such as landfill sites, dams, water channels, etc . Swelling is a common problem in clay liners, however. To better understand swelling properties, in the present study clay nanocomposites were...
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Journal: Clay Minerals
Published: 01 June 2014
Clay Minerals (2014) 49 (3): 417-428.
...L. Bouna; B. Rhouta; F. Maury; A. Jada; F. Senocq; M.-C. Lafont Abstract TiO 2 /stevensite nanocomposite photocatalysts were synthesized by a solvothermal method using TiCl 3 /HCl as reactants and the stevensite clay mineral extract as support. The prepared photocatalyst samples were...
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Journal Article
Journal: Elements
Published: 01 June 2014
Elements (2014) 10 (3): 177-182.
... form the basis of many modern materials, but the first sophisticated human use was in porcelains from Jingdezhen, China. From the initial discovery of kaolin and its sculptural use 2000 years ago to today's modern applications in nanocomposites, kaolin has been important throughout cultural history...
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Series: Clay Minerals Society Workshop Lectures
Published: 01 January 2014
DOI: 10.1346/CMS-WLS-18-4
EISBN: 9781881208006
... composites. On the basis of the strength of the polymer/clay interfacial interactions, two structurally different types of nancomposites are thermodynamically achievable (Figure 1 ): ( 1 ) intercalated nanocomposites, where insertion of polymer chains into the silicate structure occurs...
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Journal: Clay Minerals
Published: 01 June 2012
Clay Minerals (2012) 47 (2): 205-230.
... and bending stability of clay layers; and the adsorption mechanism of peptides onto clay mineral surfaces in aqueous solution. Potential applications in biotechnology and other future uses are described. clay minerals surfactants dispersion simulation nanomechanics nanocomposites biotechnology...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2010
Clays and Clay Minerals (2010) 58 (1): 72-78.
...Zheng Gu; Guojun Song; Weisheng Liu; Shujing Yang; Jianming Gao Abstract The aim of the work was to study the effect of organo-montmorillonite (OMt) on the properties of hydrogenated nitrile rubber (HNBR)/OMt nanocomposites. The nanocomposites were prepared by a melt intercalation method...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 August 2009
Clays and Clay Minerals (2009) 57 (4): 444-451.
... with organic salts: tetramethylammonium (TMA) chloride, octyltrimethylammonium (OTMA) bromide, and octadecyltrimethylammonium (ODTMA) bromide. Physico-chemical characterizations of the organo-clays used as fillers in rubber nanocomposites and their mechanical properties were measured using Fourier transform...
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Journal Article
Journal: Elements
Published: 01 April 2009
Elements (2009) 5 (2): 111-116.
... oils. Organic treatment has sparked an explosive interest in a class of materials called polymer-clay nanocomposites (PCNs). The most commonly used clay mineral in PCNs is montmorillonite, which is the main constituent of bentonite. PCN materials are used for structural reinforcement and mechanical...
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Journal Article
Journal: Clay Minerals
Published: 01 March 2009
Clay Minerals (2009) 44 (1): 35-50.
... the `toughness' of the PP. The mechanical properties (tensile and impact strength) improved when the amount of OREC added was appropriate. Dynamic mechanical analysis showed that the storage modulus (E′) and loss modulus (E″) of the nanocomposites were somewhat greater than those of pure PP when an appropriate...
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Series: Clay Minerals Society Workshop Lectures
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1346/CMS-WLS-15.1
EISBN: 9781881208358
... When a polymer material is reinforced by a particle that is nanometric in at least one dimension, the resulting polymer composite usually exhibits remarkable improvements in material properties relative to the pristine polymers or conventional composites. Nanocomposites can be divided into three...
Series: Clay Minerals Society Workshop Lectures
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1346/CMS-WLS-15.2
EISBN: 9781881208358
... spawned a new area of research. The improvements of properties with such nanofillers are significant, even if not completely understood. Polymer nanocomposites, and especially layered silicate-based polymer nanocomposites, represent a radical alternative to conventionally filled polymers. Because...
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Series: Clay Minerals Society Workshop Lectures
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1346/CMS-WLS-15.4
EISBN: 9781881208358
... Abstract Clay-based polymer nanocomposites have become technologically relevant materials in recent years, ( Alexandre and Dubois, 2000 ; Pinnavaia and Beall, 2000 ; Ray and Okamoto, 2003 ; Ahmadi et al. , 2004 ; Becker and Simon, 2005 ) and they are likely to remain of fundamental...
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