Article - 19 Nov 2019
Find out how a particle size meter works, the benefits and applications, and how to calculate average particle size with this instrument.
Article - 21 Jan 2019
This article discusses the different additives used with plastic.
Article - 20 Jan 2019
This article discusses the differences between plastic and polymers.
Article - 30 Aug 2018
This article looks at mixing carbon black with polyethylene pellets and measuring their comparative electrical conductivity.
Article - 14 Feb 2017
Thermoplastics are considered greatly significant, as they are roughly 80% of all plastics used around the world.
Article - 28 Nov 2016
AZoM spoke to Zakhar Bolshakov, of OCSiAl, about a novel SWCNT additive solution, TUBALL, that they have developed. TUBALL promises to make the addition of SWCNTs to polymer composites as simple and...
Article - 24 May 2007
In this work the electrical properties of composites based on acrylated-epoxidized soybean oil (AESO)-co-butyl methacrylate (BMA) with carbon black (CB) are studied. Composites were obtained by in...
Article - 12 May 2006
In this paper researchers prepared hybrid SiO2-PMMA coatings by the sol-gel method and measured coating hardness. They applied two depth sensing indentation (DSI) systems, each one using indenters...
Article - 11 Jan 2006
This paper reports on a sol–gel method for the deposition of red, green and blue PMMA-SiO2 hybrid films on glass substrates. The colored hybrid films are composed of a homogeneous organic-inorganic...
Article - 29 Apr 2004
Carbon nanotubes or buckytubes can be used in place of carbon black or graphite fibres to make conductive polymers. Buckytube loadings are lower compared to more conventional fillers for reasons and...