HANDBOOK OF POLYPROPY1ENE AND POLYPROPYLENE COMPOSITES by Harutun Karian

By Harutun Karian

Construction at the luck of its predecessor with thoroughly revised fabric and 6 new chapters, the instruction manual of Polypropylene and Polypropylene Composites, moment version responds to expanding curiosity and altering international developments within the manufacture and alertness of polypropylene resin. The authors spotlight workable concepts for the manufacture of polypropylene composites to raised accommodate industry requisites throughout a number of industries. the second one variation introduces chapters on high-purity submicron talc fillers with lamellar microstructures, the usage of Wollastonite fibers for polypropylene reinforcement, and up-to-date fabric on nanocomposite creation utilizing exfoliated clay handled with maleated polypropylene-based fabrics, between many different issues.

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Mineral-filled polypropylene composites use very little functionalized polypropylene. However, there are some niche applications where these coupling agents provide some benefit other than mechanical property increases. Typically, PPgAA polypropylene is preferred over PPgMAH in mineral-filled systems. 2 REVIEW OF COUPLING AGENTS There are many types of chemical coupling agents used in the production of polypropylene composites. A coupling agent by definition is a substance that couples or bonds the filler to the polymer matrix [1].

Resin is extruded through a die and passes through a cooling roll stack and conveyed to nip rolls, after which sheet is wound on rolls or cut and stacked or conveyed directly to a thermoforming machine. Sheet width is usually between 2 and 7 ft. Although there are other applications for sheet, the production of thermoformed containers for rigid packaging applications predominates. However, PP, being a semicrystalline polymer, is not as ideal a material for the conventional thermoforming process as is polystyrene, an amorphous polymer.

The material is heated to 325 C for 30 min. The resulting functional material has a high level of functionality, but it also has a drastically reduced molecular weight due to the thermal degradation of the polymer. Another method developed by Hercules Inc. [9] consists of reacting crystalline polypropylene with maleic anhydride in the presence of organic Copyright © 2003 by Marcel Dekker, Inc. peroxide in an inert liquid organic solvent. This process is expensive because it requires the separation of solvent and excess maleic anhydride from the modified polypropylene.

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