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Development of ternary nanocomposite for civil constraction and fabrication of process vessels

Olalekan, Salawudeen Taofeeq and Muyibi, Suleyman Aremu and Al-Khatib, Ma An Fahmi Rashid and Yusof, Faridah and Shah, Qasim Hussain and Qudsieh, Isam Y. (2010) Development of ternary nanocomposite for civil constraction and fabrication of process vessels. In: IIUM Research, Innovation & Invention Exhibition (IRIIE 2010), 26 - 27 January 2010, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

Introduction: Polymer reinforced with Carbon Nanotubes and Nanoclay are receiving research attention for various industrial applications such as automobile interior and exterior accessories, air and space craft, electronics, civil constructions and fabrications of process vessels Problem Statement: Current researches have shown that the thermoplastic-clay nanocomposites have failed to live up to the earlier predictions albeit they have found some niche area of applications. This research work therefore aimed at studying the effect of carbon nanotube as secondary filler on the mechanical properties of polypropylene-clay nanocomposite. Approach: Hybrid polypropylene-clay nanocomposite was prepared in the presence of multiwall carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) as secondary additives using melt intercalation process. ..

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Additional Information: 4164/23071
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ternary Nanocomposite
Subjects: T Technology > TP Chemical technology > TP248.13 Biotechnology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Biotechnology Engineering
Depositing User: Prof SULEYMAN AREMU MUYIBI
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2013 08:59
Last Modified: 19 Jun 2013 09:00
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/23071

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