The Effect of Filler Content on Mechanical Properties of Polypropylene/Clay Nanocomposites

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Title

The Effect of Filler Content on Mechanical Properties of Polypropylene/Clay Nanocomposites

Description

This study investigated the effect of filler content on mechanical properties of polypropylene. There are synthesis clay and un-synthesis clay used as filler content. Different ratio of clay in polypropylene to study which ratio has a better mechanical property. The tensile test was carried out using INSTRON5565 and the maximum stress, strain, and modulus of elasticity observed. The experimental results showed that polypropylene/clay nanocomposite has a higher maximum stress compare to pure polypropylene and un-synthesis clay. Besides that modulus of elasticity of specimen calculated and finds that it increased with increment filler content and strain did not affect by filler. The synthesis clay filled into polypropylene will have a better mechanical property.  Keywords: nanocomposite, polypropylene, synthesis clay

Creator

Rihayat, Teuku
Alam, Pocut Nurul

Source

Jurnal Rekayasa Kimia & Lingkungan; Vol 7, No 1 (2009): Jurnal Rekayasa Kimia & Lingkungan
2356-1661
1412-5064

Publisher

Chemical Engineering Department, Syiah Kuala University, Banda Aceh, Indonesia

Date

2009-06-01

Contributor

Relation

http://jurnal.unsyiah.ac.id/RKL/article/view/63/58

Format

application/pdf

Language

eng

Type

info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article

Identifier

http://jurnal.unsyiah.ac.id/RKL/article/view/63